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Clues to Health Benefits of Olive Oil

A team of researchers has found that phenolic components in olive oil actually modify genes that are involved in the inflammatory response.



Olive oil enriched diet aids cancer survivors

Researchers have found that olive oil may offer another potential health benefit - it produces greater weight loss in breast cancer survivors compared to a more traditional low-fat diet.



Olive oil guards against ulcerative colitis

Eating more olive oil could help prevent ulcerative colitis, according to a new study co-ordinated by medical researchers at the University of East Anglia, thanks to oleic acid.



Olive oil waste could play key role in the fight against potato blight

Potato blight is under attack. First a group of German scientists found that the waste products of olive oil production can limit its growth. Now scientists in Scotland are looking at its molecular mode of action.



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