The Mediterranean diet is good for bone health

The CHANCES project published a recent meta-analysis (1) that included 140,000 adults (over 60 years old, 82% women) from five cohorts from Europe and the USA to assess the association between adherence to Mediterranean diet and hip fracture incidence. The investigators found that participants with moderate or high adherence to the Mediterranean diet, compared to […]

Oleocanthal may be helpful in the prevention or treatment of different pathologies with an inflammatory component

Although hydroxytyrosol is considered the most potent olive oil antioxidant, which encouraged the investigations on its cardioprotective potential, oleocanthal is described as the major Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) phenolic compound with functional and health benefits, including anti-inflammatory, chemotherapeutic, neuroprotective, and antirheumatic. The oleocanthal concentration in EVOO can vary from as little as 0.2 mg/kg […]