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Bioavailability of phenols in extra ...

Nutrient Bioavailability The classical definition for nutrient bioavailability is the degree to which the amount of an ingested nutrient is absorbed and available to the body.  Thus, absorption and release...

Green and Non-conventional Extraction of ...

Article citation: Ünlü AE. Green and Non-conventional Extraction of Bioactive Compounds from Olive Leaves: Screening of Novel Natural Deep Eutectic Solvents and Investigation of Process Parameters. Waste Biomass Valorization. 2021:1-18....

Investigating Whether the Mediterranean Dietary ...

Article citation: Hannah L. Mayr , Sarah P. Kostjasyn, Katrina L. Campbell, et al. Whether the Mediterranean Dietary Pattern Is Integrated in Routine Dietetic Practice for Management of Chronic Conditions:...

Is the Mediterranean diet recommended ...

Summary: Substantial evidence supports the Mediterranean diet pattern for management of chronic diseases, however, it is unclear whether this dietary pattern is recommended by health professionals in setting outside of...

Low-fat diets and testosterone in ...

Article citation: JosephWhittaker & KexinWu. Low-fat diets and testosterone in men: Systematic review and meta-analysis of intervention studies. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2021. 16;210:105878.   Link to view/access: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0960076021000716?via%3Dihub

The effect of extra virgin ...

Article citation: Sahar Foshati, Ahmad Ghanizadeh, Masoumeh Akhlaghi. The effect of extra virgin olive oil on anthropometric indices, lipid profile, oxidative stress, and inflammation in patients with depression. Int J...

Health Implications of Rancid Fats ...

All food will deteriorate over time. For example, fresh fruits and vegetables can ferment, and fats and oils will go rancid. There are concerns that consuming rancid fats and oils...

Evaluation of Chemical and Nutritional ...

Article citation: de Alzaa, F., Guillaume, C. & Ravetti, L. Evaluation of Chemical and Nutritional Changes in Chips, Chicken Nuggets, and Broccoli after Deep-Frying with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Canola,...

Mediterranean Diet and Mental Health

Brain food carries a different meaning these days with an increasing evidence base showing that our diet can affect more than just our stamina and energy levels. It can also...

Are table olives good for ...

Are olives good for you?   We know that Extra Virgin Olive Oil is good for our health, but what about table olives? Are the whole olive fruits as good...

The efficacy of olive leaf ...

Article citation: Toulabi, T., Delfan, B., Rashidipour, M., Yarahmadi, S., Ravanshad, F., Javanbakht, A., Almasian, M. The efficacy of olive leaf extract on healing herpes simplex virus labialis: A randomized...

Heart Health and the Mediterranean ...

Heart disease is a serious condition and continues to be the leading cause of death in Australia with one person dying every 18 minutes of heart disease which equates to...