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Latest scientific articles and research on human health and nutrition from around the world
June 2, 2018

New Clinical Evidence

In Greece recent clinical human trials using high phenolic EVOO for stage 2 Alzheimers patients and chronic lymphoblastic leukemia have shown that high phenolic EVOO may be more than just …

August 25, 2017

Consumption of extra-virgin olive oil rich in phenolic compounds improves metabolic control in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a possible involvement of reduced levels of circulating visfatin

Author information Santangelo C1, Filesi C2, Varì R2, Scazzocchio B2, Filardi T3, Fogliano V4, D’Archivio M2, Giovannini C2, Lenzi A3, Morano S3, Masella R2. 1 Unit of Nutrition, Department of …

July 23, 2017

Nutraceutical Properties of Olive Oil Polyphenols. An Itinerary from Cultured Cells through Animal Models to Humans

The increasing interest in the Mediterranean diet hinges on its healthy and anti-ageing properties. The composition of fatty acids, vitamins and polyphenols in olive oil, a key component of …

July 23, 2017

Nutraceutical properties of extra-virgin olive oil: a natural remedy for age-related disease?

The health benefits of the Mediterranean diet can be largely ascribed to the nutraceutical properties of extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO). Mono-unsaturated fatty acids and various phenolic compounds, such as …

June 22, 2017

Researchers Link Oleocanthal to Cancer, Alzheimer’s Prevention

Khalid El Sayed, Ph.D., ULM School of Pharmacy, holds a vial of olive oil. Emerald McIntyre/ULM Photo Services In the summer of 1965, a team of researchers at the …

June 4, 2017

Intelligent Trees – Trees form bonds, know friends and family

April 21, 2016

Olive Oil: nutritional supplement or common food?

Recent advances in olive oil research reinforce its prolonged benefits for our health, with clinical applications varying from neuroscience to cancer research. The olive oil world in Greece is divided …

March 17, 2016

Linking genetics and nutrition – aiming to improve human health

A very interesting interview by Fabio Virgili and Giuditta Perozzi (Senior Scientists at the Food and Nutrition Research Centre in Rome, Italy) on the progress of Genetics & Nutrition and the …

March 9, 2016

The One-Straw Revolution – Farming and Philosophy Masanobu Fukuoka

Masanobu Fukuoka (1913-2008) Masanobu Fukuoka, the Japanese farmer/philosopher from Shikoku Island, and author of The One-Straw Revolution, passed away on August 16, 2008 at the age of 95. He continued …

March 1, 2016

On the verge of losing everything – Wild life farming can be the solution

This is a summary of recent research on the importance of bio-diversity, the preservation of the eco-system and its effect on human health and how an alarming percentage of the …