A new study indicates that the diet, with added extra virgin olive oil or mixed nuts, may improve the brain power of older people even better than a low-fat diet!READ MORE +
A large US study says that a Mediterranean-style diet packed with fish, chicken and olive oil and low on fatty dairy products and meat may lower the risk of memory problems later in life.READ MORE +
New research shows that a natural substance found in olive oil called oleocanthal, has been linked to reduced risk of Alzheimer, a neurodegenerative disease that affects about 30 million people worldwide.READ MORE +
Researchers are reporting that a Mediterranean diet enriched with virgin olive oil or nuts can reverse arteriosclerosis in carotid arteries in just one year. The study included 187 participants over the age of 55.READ MORE +
Reduced-fat food products are gaining in popularity. More and more people are choosing “light” products in an attempt to lose weight, or at least in the hope that they will not gain any pounds. Now a study has shown how “natural” oils and fats regulate the sensation of feeling full after eating, with olive oil leading the way. So what makes this oil so effective?