Health Benefits of High-Phenolic Olive Oils Decoded through Gene Expressions

Health Benefits of High-Phenolic Olive Oils By NEGAR JAMSHIDI on August 19, 2016 The Mediterranean diet (MeD) is well-known to impart considerable protection against the occurrence of cardiovascular disease and cancer. In particular, the plethora of protective health benefits of the MeD including improved lipid profile and reduced inflammation has been linked largely to the…

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Olive Oil Compound Kills Cancer Cells

Olive Oil Compounds Kill Cancer Cells- Researchers from Rutgers University have found that an ingredient in olive oil will kill cancer cells in under an hour. The researchers tested a compound called oleocanthal, a central component of extra virgin olive oil, and found that it caused the premature death of cancer cells in the laboratory by…

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