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Compound in Olive Oil Shows Promise in Fight Against Cancer

The following is excerpted from an article by Chris Weller, published February 20, 2015, on, based on the results of a recent study conducted by Rutgers University and Hunter College scientists. Oleocanthal, the primary phenolic compound found in extra virgin olive oil, has been shown to eradicate cancer cells in less than an hour, […]

Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

 The following is excerpted from an article by Sara G. Miller that appeared in LiveScience on September 14, 2015. The Mediterranean diet may be able to add “reduces risk of breast cancer” to its long list of health benefits, according to a new study from Spain. In the study, researchers found that women who were […]

Mediterranean diet may help stop breast cancer coming back, study says

The following is excerpted from an article by Sarah Bosley that appeared in the Guardian on June 5, 2016. Eating a Mediterranean diet, rich in fruit, vegetables, fish and olive oil, may help prevent breast cancer returning, according to a study presented at a major international cancer conference. Lifestyle—whether people are physically active or not—and being […]

A More Complete Mediterranean Diet May Protect Against Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Adapted from an article in Science Daily, January 10, 2018 In a new study published in the Journal of Urology, researchers determined that men who followed a Mediterranean diet—rich in fish, boiled potatoes, whole fruits, vegetables, legumes, and olive oil, and low consumption of juices—had lower risk of aggressive prostate cancer (PC) than those who […]