Jul. 18, 2022
Arbequina extra virgin olive oil produced without added water had higher levels of polyphenol and better oxidative stability than oils produced with added water.
Jul. 13, 2022
The study is reportedly the first to evaluate the possible vertical transmission of polyphenols to the offspring of laboratory rats fed extra virgin olive oil during pregnancy and lactation.
Jul. 6, 2022
The goal of the Aristoil Plus project is to improve olive oil quality among its members and promote olive oil as a nutraceutical food to consumers.
Jun. 6, 2022
Atsas started as a farm ion deteriorated land in the island’s buffer zone, and evolved into a leading olive oil producer in less than a decade.
Mar. 23, 2022
In a small study, early-stage leukemia patients who consumed olive oil high in oleocanthal and oleacin experienced a decrease in the number of cancerous cells.
Jan. 17, 2022
New research finds that following a high-polyphenol, low meat intake variation of the MedDiet can protect the brain from inflammation and slow down age-related brain atrophy.
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.
May. 3, 2021
Olive oil, the most distinctive attribute of the Mediterranean diet, is associated with many health benefits including protection against acute and chronic inflammation.
Feb. 3, 2020
Research carried out at the University of Naples Federico II shows that extra virgin olive oil can be added to the Italian-style artisanal ice cream as a functional ingredient.
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.
Aug. 1, 2019
Elenolide, a known antihypertensive agent, was found in 80 percent of extra virgin olive oil samples analyzed over a span of eight years.