By Angela Bell Olive Oil Times Contributor | Reporting from Clemson, SC 17 November 2012 It is fairly common knowledge these days that olive oil has certain health benefits and that using olive oil in vinaigrettes, emulsions and baked goods, drizzled on or dipped into, adds an extra layer of flavor and moisture when needed Read More
By Elena Paravantes, RD Olive Oil Times Contributor | Reporting from Athens Posted 15 September 2011 Nutrition experts at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) in conjunction with colleagues at Harvard Health Publications have unveiled the Healthy Eating Plate, a visual guide that provides a blueprint for eating a healthy meal. According to a Read More
Scientists believe they’ve identified the compound that fights off cardiovascular damage Margaret Raber Posted: June 22, 2011 Since the coining of the term “French Paradox” in 1992, researchers have been examining various aspects of the so-called “Mediterranean diet” to discover why the people of southern Europe live longer, with fewer cases of heart disease, than Read More
Please find below the University of California – Davis published Olive Oil Report which discusses the chemical analysis of several random store -bought imported extra virgin olive oils. Nearly 2/3 of the random samples tested failed IOC/USDA standards for extra virgin olive oil. Is your store-bought/branded extra virgin olive oil on this list? UC-Davis Olive Oil Read More
The Myriad of Health Benefits Associated with Consuming Extra Virgin Olive Oil – This Huffington Post Article, Authored by Leo Galland, MD, Nicely Sums it Up Could a traditional food have pain- and inflammation-reducing effects similar to over the counter pain medicine like ibuprofen? Scientists from Italy, Spain, the U.S. and Australia have discovered that extra Read More
The following article is from www.naturalproductsinsider.com BARCELONA, Spain—Olive oil polyphenols promote the growth of antibodies that help reduce oxidative low-density lipoprotein (LDL), which could help reduce hardening of the arteries, according to a recently published study from the EUROLIVE Study Group (Clin Nutr. 2011 Mar 2. DOI:10.1016/j.clnu.2011.01.013). What’s more, the researchers found olive oil polyphenols Read More
This article draws a parallel between the anti-inflammatory properties of good quality extra virgin olive oil high in polyphenols and Ibuprofen.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – It’s no secret that eating well is good for both body and mind, so it may not come as a surprise that a new study finds women who eat more olive oil and leafy vegetables such as salads and cooked spinach are significantly less likely to develop heart disease. A Read More