Category Archives: Healthy tips

High-polyphenol EVOO consumption reduces blood pressure

According to a recent study conducted by Australian researchers, consuming extra virgin olive oil high in polyphenol can significantly reduce peripheral and central systolic blood pressure in healthy adults. Namely, peripheral and central systolic blood pressure decreased in study participants by 2.5 and 2.7 millimeters of mercury (mmHG), respectively. However, the researchers found that no significant differences were observed in diastolic blood pressure […]

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Compound Fights Breast Cancer in Lab

The groundbreaking discoveries of a research group based in the USA were presented at the Olympia Health & Nutrition Awards conference in Athens, Greece in May. Dr. Khalid El Sayed revealed that oleocanthal, a natural phenolic compound found in extra virgin olive oil, reduced the recurrence of one type of breast cancer in mice and […]

About Olive Oil: Vegetables Cooked in Extra Virgin Olive Oil Retain More Nutrients

A study published in the Journal of Food Chemistry found that the phenols and antioxidants from extra virgin olive oil are transferred to vegetables cooked in it, thereby increasing the nutrition content of the vegetables.  Read the full post here:

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