Fresh-Pressed Olive Oil Club

Dementia: Olive oil could help protect brain health, according to new study

Adapted from the original research and an article by Robby Berman in Medical News Today, August 2, 2023 Consuming half a tablespoon of olive oil per day could substantially lower your risk of dying from dementia, a new study shows. According to a presentation on July 24 at the NUTRITION 2023 conference in Boston, the […]

Yale Symposium Discusses Olive Oil’s Many Health and Planetary Benefits

Adapted from an article by Colin Poitras, September 21, 2022 Leading experts involved in research and education related to the olive tree and its products gathered in Rome recently to discuss the positive health benefits of olive oil during the Fourth Annual Yale Symposium on Olive Oil & Health, September 15–18, 2022. Organized by Vasilis […]

Fresh-pressed extra virgin olive oil provides multiple health benefits

Polyphenol-rich extra virgin olive oil, on its own and as part of the well-studied Mediterranean Diet, has demonstrated significant positive effects on the body and mind. Heart: Consuming more than 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil a day translates to a “14% lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and 18% lower risk of coronary heart disease […]

Healthy habits are key to maintaining health even while taking multiple prescriptions

Adapted from an article in Science Codex, November 9, 2020 Lifestyle habits including adherence to the Mediterranean diet, getting regular exercise, and not smoking can reduce the risk of death, even for people taking multiple medications, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2020. The meeting, held virtually, Friday, November […]