plant-based diets

Aug. 23, 2021

Study Suggests New Approach to Promoting a Heart-Healthy Diet

Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of dozens of studies to determine the relationship between specific foods and heart disease.

Jun. 30, 2021

Olive Council and Culinary Institute Join to Promote MedDiet in U.S.

The two organizations will focus on educating consumers and hospitality professionals on the health benefits and sustainability of an olive oil-based Mediterranean diet.

Jan. 6, 2021

Mediterranean Diet Tops Annual List for Fourth Consecutive Year

The U.S. News and World Report named the Mediterranean diet as the best overall diet for 2021. The eating plan was also recognized as the best plant-based diet and a top option for heart health and diabetes.

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Sep. 8, 2020

Reforming Food Systems Crucial in Fight Against Climate Change, Report Finds

In the fight to keep global temperatures from increasing more than 2 ºC (3.6 ºF) above pre-industrial levels, policy makers will need to focus on adapting their food systems to be more plant-based and sustainable, according to the United Nations and World Wildlife Fund.

Aug. 10, 2020

Consuming Some Animal Products Does Not Undermine Benefits of Plant-Based Diets

Newly published research from the University of Warwick shows that plant-based diets, such as Mediterranean diet, can lower cardiovascular risks even if they include a moderate amount of animal products.

Jun. 3, 2020

Plant-Based Food Sales Skyrocket as U.S. Consumers Seek Healthier Options

While the data show that plant-based food sales in the United States grew by 90 percent over the same period last year, anecdotal evidence suggests olive oil sales grew with them.

Oct. 4, 2017

Study: Plant-Based Diet Alleviates Reflux as Effectively as Medications

Adherence to a plant-based diet reduces reflux symptoms as effectively as the troublesome drugs.

May. 13, 2014

Formidable Fat: The Plant-Based Olive Oil Diet

Brown University researcher Dr. Mary Flynn says her advocacy of a plant-based, olive oil diet was at one time considered outrageous.

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