News tagged with olive oil

Avocado oil: The 'olive oil of the Americas'?

Atmospheric oxygen facilitated the evolution and complexity of terrestrial organisms, including human beings, because it allowed nutrients to be used more efficiently by those organisms, which in turn were able to generate ...

dateApr 23, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Imported olive oil quality unreliable, study finds

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nearly three-quarters of the samples of top-selling imported olive oil brands failed international extra virgin standards, according to a new report by researchers at the University of California, Davis, ...

dateApr 18, 2011 in Other
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Some consumers like olive oil rancid, study finds

Most Northern California consumers dislike bitter and pungent olive oils — qualities favored by expert olive oil tasters — and many actually prefer olive oil that displays defective attributes such as rancidity, ...

dateFeb 10, 2011 in Health
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Eating poorly can make us depressed

Researchers from the universities of Navarra and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria have demonstrated that the ingestion of trans-fats and saturated fats increase the risk of suffering depression, and that olive oil, on the other ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Health
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Olive oil protects liver

Extra-virgin olive oil can protect the liver from oxidative stress. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition and Metabolism exposed rats to a moderately toxic herbicide known to deplete antiox ...

dateOct 29, 2010 in Health
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