Study: Pesco-Mediterranean Diet May Be Ideal For Heart Health
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Health products get a boost as desis look to build immunity
Products such as olive oil, soya oil, mustard oil, fortified bread& biscuits, and powdered chocolate drinks are in huge demand. During normal times, such products would grow at just 5-10% annually, but now they are registering annualised growth of 20-40%, industry executives say. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ronald Reagan ’s Secret Cancer Cure
There’s no faster way to purify your body of viruses, bacteria and fungi — and at the same time ramp up your immune system — than a 125-year-old “cure” banned by the FDA. I’m talking about ozone therapy — and it’s not just good for cleansing your body. You see, ozone — a special “energized” kind of oxygen — can help heal almost any condition. Despite being banned by the FDA back in the 1940s, after more than 60 years of successful use, ozone therapy has saved millions of lives in countries where it has become a commonplace medical treatment. In count...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - May 12, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr.A.Sears Tags: Health Source Type: news

A Half-Tablespoon of Olive Oil a Day May Promote Heart Health
Americans who ate at least one-and-a-half teaspoons of olive oil a day were at lower risk of heart disease than those who ate none. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Oils and Fats Olive Oil Heart Source Type: news

Southern Europe Could Lose $22 Billion Fighting Deadly Olive Tree Disease
The tree killer is a bacterium called xylella fastidiosa. It has killed millions of olive trees in Italy and is now threatening Spain and Greece. These countries produce 95% of Europe's olive oil.(Image credit: Courtesy of Maria Saponari) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
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Diet may help preserve cognitive function
Adherence to a diet high in vegetables, whole grains, fish, and olive oil correlates with higher cognitive function. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
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Diet may help preserve cognitive function
(NIH/National Eye Institute) According to a recent analysis of data from two major eye disease studies, adherence to the Mediterranean diet - high in vegetables, whole grains, fish, and olive oil -- correlates with higher cognitive function. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
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Olive oil industry under increasing threat from 'olive leprosy'
Italian, Spanish and Greek farmers set to lose billions unless drastic action is taken to combat bacterium that has killed millions of treesOne of southern Europe ’s most important staples,olive oil, is under pressure from apotentially deadly disease that new research shows could infect nearly all of the productive areas of Italy, Greece and Spain.Economic losses could be as high as €5bn over the next 50 years for Italy, whereat least 1m trees have already died, if nothing is done to halt the spread of the disease and olive groves are not replanted,the study found. In Spain, losses could total €17bn over th...
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Olive Oil Intake Linked to Reduced CVD Olive Oil Intake Linked to Reduced CVD
Higher olive oil intake was found to be associated with lower cardiovascular risk in a US observational cohort, but one expert finds the benefits'entirely unconvincing. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - March 9, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Olive Oil Consumption Tied to Lower Cardiovascular Risk
FRIDAY, March 6, 2020 -- Higher olive oil intake is associated with a lower risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) and total cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a study presented at the American Heart Association Epidemiology and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Using olive oil instead of these foods could add years to your heart, study says
Feed your body olive oil instead of other saturated fats and add years to your health of your heart, a new study says. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Olive Oil Could Help Lower Your Heart Disease Risk
Title: Olive Oil Could Help Lower Your Heart Disease RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/5/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/6/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
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Using olive oil instead of these foods could add years to the life of your heart, study says
The health benefits of the Mediterranean diet are renowned: Lots and lots of veggies, fruit, fish and olive oil have been shown to strengthen bones, improve brain health and reduce the risk for some cancers, diabetes, high cholesterol, heart disease and stroke. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consuming half a tablespoon of olive oil a day cuts heart attack risk by a FIFTH, research shows
Harvard researchers studied the health of nearly 100,000 people over 24 years and found that higher olive oil consumption was beneficial to heart health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Olive Oil Could Help Lower Your Heart Disease Risk
THURSDAY, March 5, 2020 -- If you love to drizzle a bit of olive oil on your salad, a new study suggests a side benefit to that tasty fat: a lower risk of heart disease. The research, funded by the National Institutes of Health, found that people... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Extra olive virgin oil keeps healthy properties when used for cooking
(University of Barcelona) Consuming extra virgin olive oil has proved to have protecting effects for the health, especially due to its antioxidant content. However, there are not many studies on whether it is the best oil to use when cooking. A study by the University of Barcelona stated this kind of oil keeps the levels of antioxidants -regarded as health- when used for cooking in the Mediterranean cuisine. These results could be relevant for future nutritional guidelines. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How to live longer: Following this diet ‘could stave off frailty in older people’
HOW TO live longer: Eating a Mediterranean diet could help older people stave off frailty and keep sharp, according to researchers. They suggested a diet rich in fruit and veg, olive oil and fish boosts bacteria in the gut linked to healthy ageing and reduced bacteria linked to inflammation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus could be knockout blow for Hong Kong's once-thriving tourism, retail sectors
Tom Bennell's olive oil distribution business took a heavy beating during months of pro-democracy protests that emptied Hong Kong hotels and restaurants, his major customers. Now he fears a knockout blow as the city fights the coronavirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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How to live longer: Eating this diet ‘could stave off frailty in older people’
HOW TO live longer: Eating a Mediterranean diet could help older people stave off frailty and keep sharp, according to researchers. They suggested a diet rich in fruit and veg, olive oil and fish boosts bacteria in the gut linked to healthy ageing and reduced bacteria linked to inflammation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Some Antioxidants May Protect Against Alzheimer ’ s, Study Finds
BOSTON (CBS) — Alzheimer’s disease affects some six million Americans. A new study published in the journal Neurology finds that certain antioxidants may have a protective effect. They’re called flavonols, and are present in almost all fruits and vegetables, as well as olive oil, tea and wine. Researchers at Rush University in Chicago looked at almost a thousand older adults and found those with the highest flavonol consumption were almost half as likely to develop Alzheimer’s later in life as those who consumed the least. They say as the elderly population grows worldwide, any reduction in the numb...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Alzheimer's Disease Dr. Mallika Marshall Health News Source Type: news

How one cup of black tea or a glass of red wine each night could HALVE your risk of dementia
Olive oil, pears, oranges and broccoli were among the most beneficial foods to ward of the memory-robbing disease, according to researchers at Rush University in Chicago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Olive oil drops: How to put olive oil in ears to remove earwax
OLIVE OIL has many benefits and is considered by many to be a cooking essential. But did you know olive oil can also be a useful treatment for earwax buildup? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A dynamic duo: Researchers find that an olive oil and veggie combo could explain the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet
(Natural News) The Mediterranean diet is a popular diet revolving around the consumption of traditional Mediterranean foods like fish, olive oil, fruits and vegetables. This particular diet boasts a variety of health benefits that all contribute to improving overall health, including improving heart health, helping in weight loss, adjusting metabolism and supporting gut health. While... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts rank best diets for slimming down - and reveal which trendy plans don't live up
In an annual ranking from US News & World Report, the Mediterranean diet was named for the third year the best diet overall for its emphasis on whole grains, lean protein and olive oil, while keto scored poorly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Study Suggests How Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Fight Toxic Proteins From Accumulating In The Brain
A new mouse study suggests extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) has the potential for fighting the build-up of toxic tau proteins in the brain that can lead to dementia (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

New Study Suggests Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Fight Toxic Proteins From Accumulating In The Brain
A new mouse study suggests extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) has the potential for fighting the build-up of toxic tau proteins in the brain that can lead to dementia (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Extra virgin olive oil may protect against various dementias
A new study in mice finds that extra virgin olive oil prevents the toxic accumulation of tau protein in the brain and keeps memory intact. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Temple study shows extra virgin olive oil staves off multiple forms of dementia in mice
(Temple University Health System) New Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University research findings in mice are the first to suggest that extra virgin olive oil can defend against a specific type of mental decline linked to tauopathy known as frontotemporal dementia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Italy ’s Olive-Oil Industry Sees Simmering Threats from Climate Change and Nasty Bacteria
By Eric RegulyROME, Nov 6 2019 (IPS) On a warm Saturday morning in late October, the silver-green leaves of the 200 productive olive trees on a rolling country property in Umbria, in central Italy, sparkled in the brilliant sun. Fausto Venturi, a local farmer who devotes autumn weekends to making olive oil, could not have been happier. The weather was perfect for harvesting the Moraiolo olives. The small, round green fruit is indigenous to Umbria and Tuscany, prized by olive growers for its high yield and among connoisseurs for the oil’s gorgeous emerald-green colour and fruity aroma, with hints of artichokes and he...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Eric Reguly Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Europe Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Mediterranean Diet May Help Ease Some Symptoms of Depression
A diet high in fruits, vegetables, fish, olive oil and nuts and low in sugar and saturated fat boosted mood in college students prone to depression. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Anxiety and Stress Diet and Nutrition Mental Health and Disorders Depression (Mental) Mediterranean Food (Cuisine) Source Type: news

Giving Up One Food Will Help Your Health -- and the Planet
MONDAY, Oct. 28, 2019 -- Eating right is not only good for you, it's good for Mother Earth as well, a new study shows. Vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains, olive oil and fish all reduce your risk of death and disease when consumed as part of a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 28, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Olive oil: Why choose it over other fats?
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Yale International Symposium on Olive Oil and Health to be held in Delphi
Sponsored by the Yale School of Public Health, the second annual symposium will take place Dec. 1-4 at the European Cultural Center in Delphi, Greece. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - October 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Researchers: Eating fatty fish can boost omega-3 levels and reduce heart disease risk
(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids are important nutrients that the human body needs. In fact, omega-3 intake has been linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease. A recent study in the journal Nutrition Research supports this link as a team of researchers from the U.S. and Italy found that olive oil, fatty fish, and omega-3... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hummus can be a healthy snack – if you make it right
(Natural News) Hummus is a creamy Middle-Eastern dip or spread that has recently become incredibly popular, thanks to the rise of plant-based and gluten-free diets. While there is no single way of making this nutrient-dense food, hummus is traditionally made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with olive oil, spices, lemon juice, and tahini – a paste made from toasted sesame seeds.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Healthy diet improved depression symptoms in young adults
Eating less processed food and more fruit, vegetables, fish and olive oil improved depression symptoms Related items fromOnMedica Psoriasis linked to raised risk of many mental health problems GPs need more time to treat complex needs Report reveals toll of living with rare diseases Mental health services face double whammy Should we recognise obesity as a disease? (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 11, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Mediterranean diets have medicinal benefits: Olive leaf extract can reduce your risk of several diseases
(Natural News) Olive leaf extract comes from the olive tree, the same tree where olive oil comes from. People in the Mediterranean region have used olive leaves as a staple in their diet and in traditional medicine. A growing body of evidence has shown that the olive leaf extracts are a natural source of wellness... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Medical News Today: Olive oil for ears: Everything you need to know
Olive oil is a home remedy for earwax blockages. In this article, learn about how to use it, as well as its effectiveness, safety precautions, and possible risks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Making olive oil sustainable
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If Your Olive Oil Tastes Like This, It Could Help Fight Cancer Cells
Here's how to tell if your oil has oleocanthal, which a new study in mice found may help protect against cancer. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What's the best way to make sure your olive oil is high-quality?
(Natural News) Olive oil is the most used oil in the food industry. It is made from the fruits of the olive tree (Olea europaea). Although olive oil has high amounts of fat, experts say that these fats are beneficial to health and can even reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer. Because of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Olive oil, just once a week, can lower your risk of a blood clot
(Natural News) Consuming olive oil once a week reduces the risk of forming arterial blood clots in obese adults. In a new study, researchers from the New York University School of Medicine found that olive oil consumption lowers platelet activity in obese adults. Platelets are small blood cell fragments that form clumps when activated. When a blood vessel gets damaged, platelets... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is olive oil safe to use as a sexual lubricant?
Olive oil has many health benefits, but it is not advisable to use it as a sexual lubricant. In this article, we list some alternatives and explain why they are preferable. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Mediterranean Eating Plan May Help Keep T2DM Patients Off Meds
FRIDAY, Aug. 2, 2019 -- A Mediterranean eating plan (Med-EatPlan) plus extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) may delay the need for first glucose-lowering medication among participants with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the August issue... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mediterranean diet during pregnancy associated with improved maternal health outcomes
(Edelman Seattle) A new clinical trial found women who followed a Mediterranean-style diet during pregnancy, including a daily portion of tree nuts (half being walnuts) and extra virgin olive oil, had a 35 percent lower risk of gestational diabetes and on average, gained 2.75 pounds less, compared to women who received standard prenatal care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Meet the six-legged superfoods: Grasshoppers top insect antioxidant-rich list
(Frontiers) For the first time, a study has measured antioxidant levels in commercially available edible insects. For open-minded health freaks, it's good news: crickets pack 75% the antioxidant power of fresh OJ, and silkworm fat twice that of olive oil. And while even ladybirds fart, insects have a tiny land, water and carbon footprint compared with livestock -- so anything that encourages insect eating is good news for the planet, too. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cooking vegetables: healthier with extra virgin olive oil
(University of Barcelona) Cooking vegetables in the sofrito (saut é ) with extra virgin olive oil favours the absorption and release of bioactive compounds of its traditional ingredients (garlic, onion and tomato), according to the study published in the journal Molecules about the role of gastronomy in the health-improving effects of the Mediterranean Diet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 13, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the most healthful oil for frying?
How healthful an oil is for frying depends on when it breaks down and how long a person heats it for. Some of the more healthful oils include olive oil, avocado oil, and canola oil. Learn more about the best oils for deep frying, shallow frying, and roasting, along with other nutrition considerations, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Are Onions and Garlic Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Garlic and onions are staples for many home cooks. But do these plants actually add any health benefits to your dishes? Or are they purely for flavor? People who try to eat colorful fruits and vegetables in order to get a wide range of vitamins and minerals may think that pale foods like onions and garlic don’t offer many nutrients. But although they may not look like nutritional powerhouses, experts say they are. Onions of all colors (including white) are good sources of vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium and folate, while garlic is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6, thiamin, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, copper and ma...
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Heart Problems Are Killing More Americans —Even Younger Ones. Here’s How to Reduce Your Risk
The heart health of younger Americans may be declining, even after years of medical progress. Heart disease is, and has for years been, the leading cause of death among American men and women. But for decades, medical and therapeutic advances were enough to drive down cardiovascular death rates. More recently, however, that progress has stalled and the trend has begun to reverse, with certain populations seeing rising rates of some heart issues. In a new research letter published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, which was based on national death certificate data, researchers charted an increase in hear...
Source: TIME: Health - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Research Source Type: news