Mediterranean diet is associated with lower risk of cancer

An antioxidant-rich diet has been proposed to prevent cancer. In a French population, a higher adherence to the Mediterranean pattern using a 9-unit dietary score that evaluates intakes of fruits, vegetables, legumes, cereal products, olive oil, fish, dairy products,...

Olive oil consumption is associated with better cognitive function

Cognitive decline leads to the advancement of mild cognitive impairment and incipient dementia. This could result in an increase of Alzheimer’s disease and other patterns of severe dementia. In the Singapore Chinese Health Study, researchers found healthful dietary...

The benefits of replacing unhealthy fats with olive oil

In a remarkable analysis of the impact of olive oil consumption on cardiovascular risk, 61,181 women and 31,797 men were analyzed by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. This was a subsample of the “Nurses’ Health Study” and the “Health Professional’s...

Olive oil may lower LDL-cholesterol levels

One of the mayor causes of metabolic syndrome and other metabolic related diseases is the lipid profile. In a recently published randomized clinical trial, olive oil, in the context of a Mediterranean diet, and the additional benefits of oat consumption demonstrated...