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Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil improves your health

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Controlled evaluation of fat intake in the Mediterranean diet: comparative activities of olive oil and corn oil on plasma lipids and platelets in high-risk patients…

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Obesity and diabetes

The request of the European Commission, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) conducted a scientific opinion-called health-claim on a food product, in this case, on the healthy properties of olive oil ...

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Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil helps reduce your risk for obesity and diabetes…

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Coronary hearts disease prevention

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Mediterranean alpha-linolenic acid-rich diet in secondary prevention of coronary heart disease…

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How affects olive oil in our body?

Controlled evaluation of fat intake in the Mediterranean diet: comparative activities of olive oil and corn oil on plasma lipids and platelets in high-risk patients…

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Olive Oil Diet Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

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Traditionally a low fat diet has been prescribed to prevent various diseases such as heart disease and diabetes…

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Mediterranean diet extends your life

The concept of the Mediterranean diet originated from the Seven Countries Study initiated by Ancel Keys in the 1950s. The study showed that, despite a high fat intake, the population of the island of Crete in Greece had very low rates of coronary heart disease and certain types of cancer and had a long life expectancy…

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Olive oil brings more than flavour to your diet

It’s no surprise that the Mediterranean diet is linked to good health. Small reliance on meat and scant use of butter limit the saturated fat that raises blood cholesterol and possibly promotes development of some cancers…

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Get used to olive oil

A first of its kind consumer study from the Olive Center at the University of California, Davis, finds a disconnect between consumer preference and expert ratings for olive oil labeled as extra virgin. It looks like Northern Californian consumers prefer rancid olive oil to the bitter and pungent olive oil favored by expert olive oil tasters…

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The people living in the areas around the Mediterranean Sea have known for years how valuable and healthy olive oil is in a diet. They use it in salads, for cooking and even to dip bread. You won't easily find butter or margarine on their tables, but there would always be olive oil. Most people realize the benefits of olive oil, but find it difficult to use it in their daily meals…

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The World of Olive Oil on Your iPhone

Today, Olive Oil Times, in partnership with NextOpening, a Rome based software developer, introduced the world’s first comprehensive olive oil app for the iPhone…

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Falsified olive oil bottles

The Corpo Forestale called a press conference today to review ongoing investigations.  Besides olive oil, Gorgonzola and a so-called truffle spread were discussed in some detail…

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