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New research review confirming the ‘health and prolongevity effects’ of the traditional Mediterranean diet

Conducted by US and Italian geriatric and nutritional research scientists, the Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet: Metabolic and Molecular Mechanisms research review, published in the latest edition of the Journals of Gerontology, highlights the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of phytochemicals found in abundance in EVOO.

The review reinforces the role played by EVOO and the Mediterranean diet in reducing the risk of stroke, Type 2 diabetes, peripheral artery disease and breast cancer, and its potential to improve the gut microbiota, adding to the growing weight of scientific data supporting the health benefits of olive tree products.

Access the review here: New research review