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Replacing Unhealthy Fats with Olive Oil Is a Heart-Healthy Choice

Adapted from an article in Duke Medicine Health News, September 2020, Vol. 6, No. 9 Go ahead. Dip that crusty Italian bread in a saucer of seasoned olive oil and take a big, guilt-free bite. Research shows that consuming more olive oil is associated with less risk of heart attack among Americans, especially when it […]

Study shows that a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil cut the risk of heart attacks and strokes by 30 percent.

 The following article is excerpted from VPR.net (Vermont Public Radio),  Allison Aubrey; posted September 30, 2013 The Mediterranean diet is a pattern of eating that lately has become a darling of medical researchers. It includes vegetables and grains, not so much meat and, of course, generous portions of olive oil. Mary Flynn, an associate professor […]

Mayo Clinic Recommends Mediterranean Diet as “Heart-Healthy Eating Plan”

The following is excerpted from an article published by the Mayo Clinic News Network on November 17, 2014. If you’re looking for a heart-healthy eating plan, the Mediterranean diet might be right for you. The Mediterranean diet incorporates the basics of healthy eating—plus a splash of flavorful olive oil and perhaps even a glass of […]