Month: August 2015

A new US study has found that a Mediterranean diet may significantly reduce the risk of chronic kidney disease.

The study, “The Association between a Mediterranean-Style Diet and Kidney Function in the Northern Manhattan Study Cohort” by Dr Minesh Khatri of Columbia University Medical Center and his colleagues, was published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of

Student Isolates Phenolic Compound for Cancer Research

A research project at the University of Louisiana at Monroe looking at the natural compounds of olive oil has made remarkable progress in the field of cancer research. Under the direction of professor of pharmacy Khalid El Sayed, Katherine Gary,

EVOO a Super Food for Some Women with Diabetes

By now, Mediterranean diets rich in extra virgin olive oil are well recognized for their preventative health benefits against a host of ailments including heart disease, arthritis, cancer, and osteoporosis. As evidence mounts for the protective measures of this super

Dress Your Salad in Olive Oil to Get the Most Nutrients

A new study from Purdue University showed that olive oil might be the best choice of salad dressing when it comes to absorbing nutrients from the vegetables. It appears that monounsaturated fats provide the most efficient absorption of carotenoids, pigments

Upgrade’ Your Diet with Olive Oil!

Olive oil is known as a healthy fat because it is an excellent source of the “good” fats, the monounsaturated fatty acids that have been shown to lower harmful LDL cholesterol levels in the blood and protect from heart disease.