Jan. 10, 2020
A recent study from Turkey appears to confirm earlier reports that olive leaf extract could be beneficial for the prevention and treatment of Type 2 diabetes.
Dec. 11, 2019
Tests on lab mice demonstrated that extra virgin olive oil delays the onset of cognitive impairment and dementia.
Oct. 29, 2019
A team at Manchester Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom are working to advance research on the Mediterranean diet and other healthy diets that promote healthy gut bacteria.
Sep. 5, 2019
Researchers found that polyphenols are exchanged between vegetables and olive oil during the sofrito preparation, becoming more accessible and easier to absorb after this type of preparation.
Sep. 2, 2019
An independent report commissioned by the Australian government recommended that olive oil's health star rating should not be improved due to its saturated fat content. Opponents said the report misses the bigger health picture.
Aug. 28, 2019
A new study found that tyrosol delayed neurodegeneration and contributed to a longer lifespan in worms by reducing oxidative stress and inducing the expression of different protective genes.
Oct. 9, 2017
A study in Italy revealed that phenols can be used as antioxidants in raw and cooked fresh pork sausages, preventing lipid oxidation and in limiting the oxidative degradation of cholesterol.
Sep. 1, 2017
Small daily portions of dark chocolate with added natural polyphenols from extra virgin olive oil was associated with an improved cardiovascular risk profile, researchers found.
Jul. 6, 2017
A new project will develop quality control and production techniques to aid producers while educating consumers about high-phenolic olive oil's health benefits and certifying those health benefits
Jun. 21, 2017
Boundary Bend claimed in a press release that its California blend was declared the "world's healthiest olive oil" at a competition in Spain. Scientists caution, however, that such a distinction is premature and, at worst, misguided.
Feb. 12, 2016
Researchers investigated the effect of temperature on the stability of phenolic compounds in virgin olive oil during long-term storage.
Feb. 12, 2016
Compounds in extra virgin olive oil inhibit key proinflammatory molecules involved in the development and progression of aggressive brain cancer.
Feb. 1, 2016
Researchers from the University of Glasgow have developed a new way of measuring subtle changes in heart health over just a few weeks by looking at studying protein patterns in urine, a method known as proteomics.