New research shows one of olive oil’s polyphenol compounds can help stave off Alzheimer’s, cancer, and arthritis. But not all olive oil contains this compound. Find out which kinds provide the highest level of olive oil health benefits.
Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reveal that approximately 52.5 million Americans suffer from some form of arthritis, including osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and gout. Arthritic diseases may be mild in some people but can be debilitating in others. Symptoms characterized by joint pain, swelling, and stiffness
What you eat won’t cause osteo-arthritis (OA, the most common form of arthritis) or cure it, but your diet may have an effect on its symptoms. Eating certain foods may increase inflammation in joints, while eating other foods may reduce inflammation.
“We have learned that dietary changes may improve arthritis symptoms
More than 50 million adults in the U.S. have arthritis, which is a general term describing joint pain or disease. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type, affecting 31 million Americans, while another 1.5 million suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Adopting an anti-inflammatory diet can help in the pain management
What you eat and how much you weigh won’t cause osteoarthritis (OA, the most common form of arthritis) or cure it, but both may have an effect on its symptoms. A substantial body of evidence is making the case that inflammation of joints—or the lack of it—could be associated with
You’re probably painfully aware of the inflammation associated with a twisted ankle or a hammered thumb. But you can’t feel low-grade inflammation, which can operate in stealth mode for years until it reveals its ugly head as cancer, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, or heart disease. Fight inflammation with our top nine
Is it possible that just by adding delicious olive oil to your salads you could also be protecting your brain from the development of Alzheimer’s disease? Yes! And, protecting your memory is just one of the many health benefits of olive oil.
Is your extra-virgin olive oil the real deal, or are you paying too much for poor quality oil? Part 1 of this series shows you how fake olive oil dominates the market.
You can’t beat extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) for taste and health. Standards for EVOO dictate that it be obtained only from the fruit of the olive tree, using techniques that do not alter the oil in any way, such as washing, centrifuging, filtering or using solvents. The result is
Q. Why is olive oil so good for you?A. People who use olive oil regularly, especially in place of other fats, have lower rates of heart disease, atherosclerosis, diabetes, colon cancer and asthma. The evidence points out that olive oil should be your first choice of added fat in your