Previous evidence suggested extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO) is linked to attenuating amyloid-β (Aβ) pathology and improving cognitive function in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) mouse models. In addition, we recently reported the beneficial effect of oleocanthal, a phenolic compound in EVOO, against AD pathology. Currently, medications available to target AD pathology are limited. Donepezil is an acetylcholine […]
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One of the most aggressive, chemoresistant forms of cancer is malignant cutaneous melanoma. There are some treatment options available including injection of inflammatory molecules, along with oral and topical agents, which is where extra virgin olive oil polyphenols may play a key role. Oleocanthal, one of the most recognized polyphenolic compounds in extra virgin olive […]
Extra virgin olive oil, like statins, promotes lipid lowering in people with diabetes who have dyslipidemia. Diabetes mellitus is a worldwide metabolic disorder that is caused by insulin deficiency. It often causes abnormalities in carbohydrate, lipid, and protein metabolism. Dyslipidemia consists of elevated triglycerides, total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and a decreased level of high-density […]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say there was a 54.5% jump in Alzheimer’s-related deaths over the span of 15 years. Veuer’s Nicholas Cardona has the inside scoop. Temple University research shows extra-virgin olive oil protects against memory loss, preserves the ability to learn and reduces conditions associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers at the […]
This has been a fantastic month for olive oil. A recent study showed that it stops brain cancer tumors in lab tests, and now a new study shows that it protects brain tissue from the toxic substances thought to cause Alzheimer’s disease. The experiment used a well-verified Alzheimer’s mouse model to examine the effects of a […]
We all have ever heard about Mediterranean people who suffer less incidence of cardiovascular disease and cancer. This condition is may rise since they have a Mediterranean diet which including olive oil in their meals. Whats special about olive oil? Olive oil is the key of Mediterranean diet. Choosing olive oil is a healthier way to […]
The Rising Star of Olive Oil Polyphenols A researcher is endlessly curious and it was curiosity that resulted in Gary Beauchamp, PhD, of Monell Chemical Senses Center, identifying the phenolic compound oleocanthal. Oleocanthal is only found in olive oil so it is interesting that while attending a meeting on molecular gastronomy in Sicily, Beauchamp made […]
The roots of the olive tree go back thousands of years and they are deep in the soil of Greece. It’s fitting that the newly formed non-profit World Olive Center for Health (WOC) is located in Athens. It’s the vision of Drs. Eleni Melliou and Prokopios Magiatis, professors at Athens University who, with their team in the pharmacology […]
Researchers at the University of Louisiana-Monroe have reported that a compound found in EVOO was effective in preventing cancer and Alzheimer’s disease in mice. The study which focused on extracting and testing the effects of oleocanthal concluded that the compound has the potential to become an effective dietary supplement for reducing the risk of developing […]
Olive oil has long been the most important ingredient in the Mediterranean diet. It is an age-old health product. In recent years, people from around the world have gained an increasing awareness of its benefits, and sales in United States as well as in Asia have been increasing dramatically. The World Health Organization officially recommends […]
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