Dec. 12, 2022
Researchers studied the impact of high salt intake on cognitive function in mice. Health experts recommend following a Mediterranean diet to reduce salt consumption.
Dec. 1, 2022
Study Reveals How Mediterranean Diet Might Counteract Covid-19
New research demonstrated that flavonoids and hydroxytyrosol counteract some of the most deadly impacts of Covid 19, including cytokine storms and lung inflammation.
Nov. 28, 2022
Olive Wellness Institute Questions Study on Diet and Dementia
The olive oil science organization said the use of the term ‘modified Mediterranean diet’ is misleading if it does not include extra virgin olive oil.
Nov. 28, 2022
Most Americans Overestimate the Healthiness of Their Diets, Study Suggests
Only one in 10 accurately self-assesses the healthiness of their eating habits.
Nov. 17, 2022
Some Ultra-Processed Foods Are Addictive, Like Tobacco
Foods high in refined carbohydrates and added fats trigger some of the hallmarks of addictive behaviors in consumers.
Nov. 9, 2022
Study: Climate Change Continues to Threaten Global Health
Experts from a range of organizations illustrated the impacts of hydrocarbon-fueled climate change on food security, infectious disease and health-related illnesses.
Sep. 29, 2022
Following MedDiet Linked to Healthier Brain Activity
Researchers found lower levels of six metabolites known to lower cognitive function in study participants following the Mediterranean diet.
Sep. 9, 2022
Negative Health Impacts of Ultra-Processed Foods Go Beyond Their Nutritional Profiles, Researchers Say
Two major studies in the United States and Italy link premature death and colorectal cancer to highly processed food consumption.
Aug. 10, 2022
Nutri-Score Algorithm Update Improves Olive Oil Scores
With the update, Nutri-Score will differentiate between the type of fat content and consider micronutrients. Both factors will result in a higher score for olive oil.
Aug. 3, 2022
Food Health App Receives Green Light in Italy After Curtailing Nutri-Score Influence
The Yuka app will lower the importance of a food item’s Nutri-Score ranking and give more emphasis to micronutrients and additives.
Jul. 13, 2022
Consuming EVOO Results in More Polyphenols in Breast Milk, Study Finds
The study is reportedly the first to evaluate the possible vertical transmission of polyphenols to the offspring of laboratory rats fed extra virgin olive oil during pregnancy and lactation.
May. 13, 2022
Following the MedDiet Improves Depression Symptoms in Young Men
Researchers said the results demonstrate the role of a healthy diet in the treatment of depression in young adults.
May. 9, 2022
Childhood Obesity on the Rise in Spain as Adherence to Med Diet Falls
A report by Save the Children highlights Spain's childhood obesity crisis and the rapid decline of the Mediterranean diet. The charity calls for urgent government action.
Jan. 7, 2022
The Facts About Olive Oil and Skin Care
People have been using olive oil for face and skin care for thousands of years. Find out how olive oil heals damaged skin and moisturizes.
Dec. 30, 2021
What Are Polyphenols and Why Should You Care?
The naturally occurring plant compounds that are abundant in high-quality extra virgin olive oils provide a range of health benefits.
Dec. 16, 2021
Mediterranean Diet May Help Protect Newborns from Leading Cause of Mortality, Study Suggests
Pregnant women at risk of the Small for Gestational Age condition were less likely to have newborns suffer from the condition after following the Mediterranean diet.
Dec. 13, 2021
Updated Nutri-Score Label Indicates Whether Food Is Processed, Organic
Nutri-Score’s creator said a new feature is designed to provide a more holistic view on the health score of packaged foods.
Dec. 7, 2021
Plant-Based Diets Linked with Much Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Study Finds
People who follow World Health Organization dietary guidelines for the intake of fats, carbohydrates and sodium are responsible for fewer emissions.
Dec. 7, 2021
Study: Palm Oil Consumption Accelerates Metastasis of Cancer Cells in Mice
New research showed that cancer patients should minimize consumption of the near-ubiquitous preservative. Oleic and linoleic acids, however, did not accelerate metastasis.
Nov. 30, 2021
Even a Non-Organic Mediterranean Diet Better Than Western, Oldways Says
Research about the impact of eating non-organic food led many to report that a Mediterranean diet may not always be healthier than a Western one. Some experts disagree.
Nov. 17, 2021
Organic Foods Key to Mediterranean Diet Health Benefits
New research reminds consumers that following a non-organic version of the Mediterranean diet leaves them exposed to pesticides and herbicides.