• Katie Holmes doles out beauty tips for busy mums

    With the never ending demand to be on your toes for household activities, your children or your professional life, your beauty regime is most likely to go for a toss. However, Katie Holmes gives out some tips and tricks that could work well for working or busy mums. Conditioned hair sans the conditioner The best […]

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  • A supplemented Mediterranean diet can lead to metabolic syndrome reversal…

    Metabolic syndrome is characterized by risk factors that increase an individual’s chances for cardiovascular disease. These risk factors include obesity, hypertension, high cholesterol and uncontrolled blood glucose. In addition to cardiovascular disease, those with metabolic syndrome are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes. The Mediterranean diet is considered by many dieticians as a viable […]

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  • Olive oil diet could help your heart

    Some ate a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra virgin olive oil, others ate a Mediterranean diet with added nuts and the rest ate a low-fat diet. London – Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil could help reverse symptoms which can lead to heart disease, research has revealed. A study found people who followed […]

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  • Research shows Olive Leaf is a powerful antioxidant

    The results of a new research review highlighted by OVIVO, a new antioxidant Organic Olive Leaf Infusion drink, has revealed that the olive leaf has even higher levels of healthy antioxidants than previously thought. The new paper reveals the health benefits of the plant compound hydroxytyrosol — one of the most powerful naturally occurring antioxidants […]

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  • Effects of maternal dietary olive oil on diabetic embryopathy

    Maternal diabetes induces a pro-oxidant/pro-inflammatory intrauterine environment related to the induction of congenital anomalies. Peroxisome proliferator activated receptors (PPARs) are transcription factors that regulate antioxidant and anti-inflammatory pathways. Researchers investigated whether maternal diets supplemented with olive oil, enriched in oleic acid, a PPAR agonist, can regulate the expression of PPAR system genes, levels of lipoperoxidation […]

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  • Health Benefits of Olive Oil

    Most of us have heard that Extra Virgin Olive Oil is good for your health, but what exactly makes it so good for you? EVOO’s number one health claim is that it reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease – which also happens to be the number one cause of death in the United States, the […]

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  • The fat in olive oil is beneficial for failing hearts

    Scientists at the University of Illinois, in Chicago, have found that the fat in olive oil kick-starts failing hearts. Olive oil may reverse heart failure, scientists believe, after finding it helped diseased muscle to pump blood more effectively. The health-boosting properties of a Mediterranean Diet are well known, but until now, it has been unclear […]

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  • Extra virgin olive – therapeutic products for arthritis

    The consumption of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) in Mediterranean countries has shown beneficial effects. A wide range of evidence indicates that phenolic compounds present in EVOO are endowed with anti-inflammatory properties. Scientists evaluated the effects of EVOO-polyphenol extract (PE) in a model of rheumatoid arthritis, the collagen-induced arthritis model in mice. On day 0, […]

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  • 10 Fresh Uses for Olive Oil

    August is Olive Oil Month! Did you know there was such a wonderful holiday celebrating the wonders of olive oil? We love olive oil for many reasons: it’s a great way to add subtle flavors to many recipes, it’s easy to cook, grill, and bake with, and it’s heart healthy. Olive oil is high in […]

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  • Breakthrough Cancer Research with a natural compound found in EVOO

    Katherine Gary’s not too different than most University of Louisiana at Monroe students. Bubbly, energetic, passionate about life and hopeful for the future. Few students, however, can leave a university knowing their work will change lives. For the past two years she has been part of cancer research under the direction of Khalid El Sayed, […]

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  • Phenol enriched virgin olive oil improves human endothelial function

    The benefits associated with polyphenol-rich olive oil consumption on cardiovascular risk could be mediated through an in vivo nutrigenomic effect in humans. Both oleic acid and polyphenols have been shown to increase high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and to protect HDL from oxidation, a phenomenon associated with a low cholesterol efflux from cells. A Spanish research […]

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  • Study: “Olives & olive oil are sources of electrophilic fatty acid nitroalkenes”

    Spanish researchers at the University of Jaén (UJA) have confirmed the presence in three varieties of extra virgin olive oil of nitrooleic, a fatty acid with a proven anti-inflammatory function, which prevents of atherosclerosis and other heart diseases. The study “Olives and olive oil are sources of electrophilic fatty acid nitroalkenes” conducted in collaboration with […]

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  • I put Olive Oil on my cereal & my face

    Actor and Olive Oil Expert, Felipe Mattei, has the curious habit of adding olive oil not only to his salads, but also to desserts, cereal and even to his face! He claims that using olive oil “inside out” is not only pleasurable and healthy but also a way to look better. The notion of pouring […]

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  • EVOO quality is the secret in the prevention of bladder cancer

    The extra virgin olive oil polyphenols suppress the invasive capacity of bladder cancer cells through the modulation of matrix metalloproteinases. Only an extra virgin of high quality, local produced and stored with care preservse maximum biological characteristics and the potential nutraceutical effects. From the italian olive cultivar Itrana the secret to the prevention of bladder […]

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    EVOO potential therapeutic effect in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    A research study conducted in mice affected by Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), a degenerative neuromuscular disease, shows that, after ingestion of an enriched with extra virgin olive oil diet, rich in unsaturated fatty acids, all of them show improvements in the engine and muscle behavior and increase their survival rate. This study is the core […]

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