Jan. 15, 2024
Found solely in extra virgin olive oil, oleocanthal demonstrates potent anti-inflammatory properties and has been linked to beneficial impacts on cancer and dementia.
Jan. 2, 2024
Mice fed a high-fat diet comprised of polyphenol-enriched extra virgin olive oil demonstrated gene expressions associated with reduced oxidative stress and inflammation.
Nov. 6, 2023
Researchers investigated the use of dihydroxyphenylglycol, a polyphenol present in extra virgin olive oil, to treat kidney disease caused by type 1 diabetes.
Nov. 1, 2023
Olive oil supplementation increases testosterone levels while reducing stress hormones in male athletes.
Oct. 26, 2023
Spanish scientists investigated the role of oleocanthal and oleacein in modulating angiogenesis, which is directly related to the progression of different types of tumors.
Sep. 28, 2023
During in vitro experiments, hydroxytyrosol, a prominent olive oil polyphenol, was found to target a protein involved in cancer cell reproduction.
Jul. 12, 2023
The phenols in extra virgin olive oil are more important for decreasing blood pressure, improving insulin sensitivity, and promoting weight loss than its fats.
Jun. 27, 2023
Unlike with grapes or other fruit, Ross Vintiner harvests olives when the sugar level falls, indicating that oil is accumulating and polyphenol content remains high.
Jun. 22, 2023
Olive fruit water is a by-product typically thrown away during olive oil production. However, its antioxidants may hold benefits for recreational athletes.
Jun. 20, 2023
Extra virgin olive oil offers the possibility for innovative, healthier ice creams.
May. 30, 2023
Polyphenols found in extra virgin olive oil enhance the healing abilities of fibroblasts, opening up possibilities for novel wound healing applications.
May. 23, 2023
The researchers focused on studies investigating the flavonoids, polyphenols and other phenolic compounds found in extra virgin olive oil and the Mediterranean diet.
Nov. 16, 2021
Researchers found virgin olive oils high in polyphenols lowered the risk of contamination from common food-borne pathogens by up to 90 percent.
Sep. 15, 2021
Researchers from the University of Louisiana-Monroe are working to create an oral oleocanthal-based supplement for Alzheimer’s patients.
Sep. 1, 2021
A study from the University of Louisiana-Monroe showed that an oleocanthal-xylitol formulation suppressed the initiation and progression of breast cancer in mice.
Aug. 26, 2021
The findings could pave the way to increase the appeal of extra virgin olive oil for consumers turned off by bitter and pungent flavors.
Jun. 30, 2021
A supplement made from polyphenols from olives and flavonoids from oranges will be given to patients to try and alleviate the symptoms associated with long Covid.
May. 21, 2021
The research also demonstrated that extra virgin olive oil did not reduce the damage inflicted by high-fat diets on mice with fatty liver disease.
May. 13, 2021
Andrea del Saz Lara is one of four recipients of the International Olive Council's research scholarships. She will investigate the effect of hydroxytyrosol on epigenomes and microRNA.