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Extra Helpings of Vegetables, Olive Oil May Extend Life

Not all items on the Mediterranean diet are equally beneficial, study shows,, WEDNESDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Some components of a Mediterranean diet may be more vital to good health than others, a new report suggests. A study from researchers at the University of Athens Medi...

Spanish scientists confirm extra virgin olive oil helps to combat breast cancer

This release is available in Spanish . Researchers of the Catalonian Institute of Oncology (Spain) and the University of Granada (Spain) have discovered that extra virgin olive oil may help to combat breast cancer, according to a paper published in the last issue of the renowned scien...

New anti-cancer components of extra-virgin olive oil revealed

Good quality extra-virgin olive oil contains health-relevant chemicals, 'phytochemicals', that can trigger cancer cell death. New research published in the open access journal BMC Cancer sheds more light on the suspected association between olive oil-rich Mediterranean diets and reductions in br...

Phenols in Quality Olive Oil Suppress Breast Cancer Gene

But study cautions lab findings were at levels unlikely to be achieved in real life WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Spanish researchers have identified anti-cancer chemicals in extra-virgin olive oil that may help explain the apparent link between eating an olive oil-rich Medite...

Determined a new method to establish the antioxidant capacity of extra virgin olive oil

This release is available in Spanish . A group of scientists from the Nutrition and Food Science Department from the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Granada have reported the beneficial effects of extra virgin olive oil on human health, determining in vitro and in vivo the ...

Consuming extra virgin olive oil helps to combat degenerative diseases such as cancer

This release is also available in Spanish . In the 1960s, Ancer Keys, a US expert on nutrition, studied the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet for the first time. Since then many studies on the benefits of olive oil have been conducted. According to several studies performed in Ital...

Over 300 Ill After Eating at Olive Garden, Indianapolis

Health officials said on Friday that more than 300 people reported ill and at least three were hospitalized, after eating at an Olive Garden restaurant at Indianapolis// last weekend, a day after the declaration on the outbreak of E.coli at Taco Bell restaurants. The restaurant is closed tempor...

Virgin Olive Oil – Good for Hear

A recent research reveals that virgin olive oil is the best among vegetable fats for a healthy heart. This study was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.// It says heart disease risk is effectively reduced by virgin olive oil. The first pressing of olives gives virgin olive oil. Refine...

International meeting on food quality, safety

...ch presentations will cover new findings on the health benefits of almonds, olive juice (made from olive leaves), and other food products; strategies for ensuring a safe supply of ...

St. Louis Metro Area Optometrists Partner With Sen. Bond; U.S. House Leaders in Improving Infant Eye and Vision Care

... Tower 636-296-8612 CREVE COEUR Dr. Thomas Cullinane 12619 olive Blvd. 314-579-0909 ELLISVILLE Dr. Gary DeLancey 113 Old St... 3270 Telegraph Rd. 314-845-3164 Dr. Cheryl Davidson 12401 olive Blvd., #206 314-628-9100 Dr. Frank Fontana 16 Hampton Village ...

Monterey Mushrooms Launches Vitamin D Enriched Sun Grill-A-Bella and White Mushrooms

...ooms are the perfect meatless substitute for steaks or burgers. They are easy to prepare for summer meals by grilling with simple ingredients such as olive oil and seasoning. Sun Grill-A-Bella Portabellas are sold as sliced Portabella Mushrooms and Portabella Caps in 8-ounce tray packs. The product pack...

Studies Reveal Exposure to Pesticides During Pregnancy Increases Risk of Premature Birth, Low-Birth Weight, Neurological Problems and Diabetes

...o key conclusions, "Breastfeeding your baby for at least six months and adopting a Mediterranean diet, based on whole grains, vegetables, dried beans, olive oil, garlic, fresh herbs, seafood and fruit, will help keep you and your children on the right path to good health." About The Organic Center ...

First Eco Shoppe Opening in Austin on May 21

...Kanteen , Under the Canopy, Kassatex , Born Free, Bambu Home, Built, and Caldrea . Eco Shoppe will also feature local Austin vendors such as olive Green Dog and Mod Green. Eco Shoppe is expecting to receive LEED certification as the store has been designed to take advantage of an environme...

Eye Disease, Cognitive Decline Linked in Study

...the other from the Centre for Eye Research -- that indicate that AMD risk can be reduced by avoiding trans fats and by regularly consuming fish, nuts, olive oil and other foods containing omega-3 fatty acids. More information For additional information and resources on macular degeneration, visit ...

Treating addiction by eliminating drug-associated memories

...ound helps the brain to create new associations instead of retrieving the old associations, in this case between the cocaine and the environment. Dr. olive also notes that this promising finding may aid the development of new therapeutic treatments that could be used in conjunction with exposure therapy, ...

Review Confirms Links Between Diet, Heart Health

...nd significantly associated with coronary heart disease," they said. The Mediterranean died is typically loaded with fruits, vegetables, grains and olive oil. The researchers also found modest evidence of a causal relationship between heart health and several other foods and vitamins, such as fish, o...

ProLogis Leases 211,000 Square Feet to Cardinal Health Near Memphis

...at ProLogis Park DeSoto, a master-planned distribution park near Memphis in olive Branch, Mississippi. The company now leases just under one million square f... customer, and we are pleased to expand our relationship with this lease in olive Branch, Mississippi," said Jeremy Giles, senior vice president and Southeas...

Women's Health Specialist Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D., to Host Italian Health Retreat for Gateway Destinations

...talks will be guided trips to Capri, Naples, Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast. Guests will cook regional foods, taste local wines and learn the romance of olive oil. Our base will be the lovely Hotel Bristol on the hillside above Sorrento, offering expansive views of the Bay of Naples and of Mt. Vesuvius. An ...

Arthritis Trial Leads to Potential Cure for High Blood Pressure

...ause gout, could lead to heart disease and even death -- and the higher the uric acid level, the greater the risk. Elmore Oil is a simple blend of olive Oil, Eucalyptus Oil, Tea Tree Oil and specially prepared extracts of Vanilla. The companies Managing Director, Mark Linford, says the secret behind El...

Healthy Choice Reinvents Brand With New Products, A New Look And New Campaign Featuring Julia Louis-Dreyfus

...terranean Pasta. The new entrees are now available in grocery stores and retail outlets across the country. Made with ingredients such as extra virgin olive oil, whole grains, pumpkin, tomatoes and premium cheeses, Healthy Choice All Natural Entrees are delicious and healthful meals filled with protein, fi...

Antioxidant-Rich Foods Lose Nutritional Luster Over Time

...ds up in commercially available green tea bags and olive oil when stored unopened and unexposed to light or...ace. For their part, the authors of the Italian olive oil study noted that to be considered "extra-virgin," olive oil must be sourced directly from...

Gurgle's Guide on How to Beat Morning Sickness and Pregnancy Fatigue

...les -   Foods high in starch, such as potatoes -   Foods with unsaturated fats, such as sunflower, avocado, oily fish, olive oil, etc. So, for advice on how to cope with classic pregnancy symptoms, such as morning sickness and fatigue and to find out more about weight ga...

Sambazon, World Leader in Acai, Stands up for the Amazonian Fruit's True Nutritional Properties

...blackberry and most fruits available. "Acai is one of the few fruits that are rich in heart-healthy omega-9 fats, like the type you would find in olive oil," says David Grotto, RD, author of 101 Foods That Could Save Your Life. "A four-ounce portion of pure acai is only 100 calories, is low in sugar a...

Bill Would Require Nutrition Info on Chain Restaurant Menus and Menu Boards, Says Center for Science in the Public Interest -- News Conference on Tuesday, March 3 in Annapolis

... fast-food chains, and calories, saturated plus trans fat, carbohydrates, and sodium on printed menus at sit-down chain restaurants like Applebee's or olive Garden. (The bill would not apply to restaurants with fewer than 15 outlets). Chain restaurant foods with surprising calorie counts will be on displa...

Bill Would Require Nutrition Info on Chain Restaurant Menus and Menu Boards, Says Center for Science in the Public Interest

... fast-food chains, and calories, saturated plus trans fat, carbohydrates, and sodium on printed menus at sit-down chain restaurants like Applebee's or olive Garden. (The bill would not apply to restaurants with fewer than 15 outlets). Chain restaurant foods with surprising calorie counts will be on displa...

Open Your Eyes to Healthy Eating Habits

...-healthy recipe includes: Whole-Wheat Penne with Spinach and Gorgonzola Ingredients: 10 oz. uncooked whole-wheat penne pasta olive oil cooking spray 1 1/2 cup yellow onion, diced (approximately 1 medium onion) 3 large garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup chicken broth 3 R...

B Vitamins Might Lower Stroke Risk

...et is high in vegetables and fruits, including high-fiber produce, low in saturated and trans fat, and higher in plant-based unsaturated fats [such as olive oil, unsalted nuts and avocado], with enough calcium, potassium and omega-3 fatty acids and at a calorie level that helps maintain a healthy weight," ...

American Laser Centers 'Shapes' the Hollywood Scene

...eggies are all great options for increasing the level of antioxidants in your diet. Good fats such as mono unsaturated fatty acids which are found in olive oil, nuts and avocados are also good for skin health. American Laser Centers is the largest and most successful provider of laser ...

Sunkist(R) Lemons Freshen Up Lenten Foods

...mon peel, finely grated 1/4 cup capers with juice 1/2 cup olive oil 4 tsp. garlic, minced 1 1/2 lbs. swordfish, cut in 1"... freshly squeezed lemon juice, Sunkist fresh lemon peel, capers with juice, olive oil and garlic in large zip-top bag or plastic container with lid. ...

American Heart Association Finds Omega-6 Fatty Acids in Soybean Oil Are Heart-Healthy

...ega-6 lowered heart disease risk by 24 percent. Soybean oil is about 50 percent omega-6 fatty acids, one of the most concentrated sources, while olive oil and canola oil are both low in omega-6s. Soybean oil is commonly labeled vegetable oil in the grocery store - check the ingredients label to be su...

Mediterranean Diet Aids the Aging Brain: Study

...ealthDay News) -- Chalk up another endorsement for the so-called Mediterranean diet: The eating regimen, which is rich in fruits, vegetables, fish and olive oil, may help the brain stay sharp into old age, a new study suggests. Following the healthful diet reduced the risk of getting mild cognitive impa...

Fertility Focused Acupuncture NW & Associates to Open Clinic in Tacoma

...      Tacoma, WA 98402 (253) 627-0343           Medical Dental Building 509 olive Way, Suite 1258 Seattle, WA 98101 (206) 332-0868 ### Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/02/prweb1967224.htm . ...

Got High Cholesterol? Statins Are Not the Only Answer, Says Natural Solutions Magazine

...ide effects and describes healthy lifestyle choices and alternatives to statins. "Medical experts agree that a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, olive oil, and whole grains is the key to keeping cholesterol low," said Natural Solutions' editor-in-chief, Linda Sparrowe. "Lifestyle changes, such as ado...

Omega-6 Fatty Acids Can Be Good for You

...baked goods and some foods that are fried with those acids. "Nuts do provide a good amount of omega-6, but not all oils," Harris said. "Canola oil and olive oil are low in omega-6, but corn oil is good." Dr. Robert H. Eckel, a professor of medicine at the University of Colorado and a past president of t...

Olive Garden's Pasta for Pennies Makes Cents for Cancer Research

... -- Students across the country will soon kick off olive Garden's 15th-annual Pasta for Pennies fundraising...illing collection jars in their classrooms. Local olive Garden restaurant teams reward the top fundraising...sident and CEO John Walter. "Our partnership with olive Garden has taken us far over the last 15 years and...

President Obama Gives the Unborn at Least a 24 Hour Reprieve, Postpones $441 Million Bailout of International Abortions, Says Family Research Council

...o the hundreds of thousands attending today's March for Life. If this is an olive branch, we'd like to see the olive tree. "These marchers aren't a special interest group seeking recog...

Dr. Susan Lark's Squalane Now Made From Olives, Not Sharks

...n, and harsh chemicals." Olive-derived squalane is a result of the olive oil industry. After pressing the olives to obtain olive oil, the leftover material is then used to extract squalene, which is then ...

Pacquiao Hosts Post-Christmas/Post-Birthday Victory Celebration

... it -- we're very grateful for his support." The party will be held on Friday, December 26 starting 9pm at J Lounge, which is located at 1119 olive Street, Los Angeles, CA. The event is open to the public and tickets will be available at the door. For more information: 213-746-7746. ### Read...

Smart Balance Presented to the Consumer Analyst Group of New York

...Company has introduced exciting new products with added Omega-3's in the spreads category this year: buttery spreads with added Omega-3, extra virgin olive oil buttery spreads with Omega-3 and three varieties of a 50/50 butter/Smart Balance(R) buttery spread blend in stick format. In the first quarter of...

Mediterranean Diet Enriched With Nuts Cuts Heart Risks

...h includes lots of cereals, vegetables, fruits and olive oil, moderate consumption of fish and alcohol, and... diet groups received one liter per week of virgin olive oil, while the other group received 30 grams per d...cent in the mixed nut group, by 6.7 percent in the olive oil group, and by 2 percent in the control group. ...
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