Category: Health Attributes

EVOO Lowers Need for Medications in Diabetics

SEPT 1, 2019 SOURCE: American Diabetes Association  A new study out of Spain has found that diabetics following a Mediterranean dietsupplemented with extra virgin olive oil reduced the need to begin taking new-onset glucose-lowering medications, compared with a control group. In a major clinical study, the University of the Basque Country and Spain’s...

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Olive Oil Health Benefits

July 15, 2019 The health benefits of olive oil are unrivaled, and research reveals more benefits nearly every day. In fact, we are only just beginning to understand the countless ways olive oil can improve our health, and our lives. Olive oil is the cornerstone of the Mediterranean diet — an essential...

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MED Diet with EVOO vs. Cardiovascular Risk

A 2018 Observational cohort study and a secondary prevention trial published by The New England Journal of Medicine, have shown inverse associations between adherence to the Mediterranean diet supplemented with Extra-Virgin Olive Oil or Nuts, and cardiovascular risk. READ MORE @ http://www.predimed.es/uploads/8/0/5/1/8051451/nejmoa1800389_olf.pdf  

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Mediterranean Diet Bests Others

For the second consecutive year, the Mediterranean Diet ranks as the No. 1 Best Diet Overall. The DASH Diet, which previously held the No. 1 spot for 8 consecutive rankings and tied with the Mediterranean Diet in 2018, has been bumped to the No. 2 spot for the first time. The...

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Cheers to Wine and Olive Oil for Older Folks

August 2018, British Journal of Nutrition We already knew that the Mediterranean diet is able to reduce the risk of mortality in the general population, but we did not know whether it would be the same specifically for people 65 and older. Now data from Moli-sani Study clearly show that...

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