Thanks for visiting! My goal here is to discuss the latest scientific research to separate the good from all that "guff" in nutritional sciences and all aspects of human health. Because the more you Know, well...the more you Know!

Looking for a specific post? You can browse the Most Read Posts, the Blog Archives, or use the Search function in top left of this page. Thanks for your support and stay healthy!

Monthly 3D Poll


Olive Oil for Blood Vessel Health

It's been almost 2 weeks since I've posted and discussed a new study, so I know you're starving for nutrition research. Well, here's a quick appetizer...

In a double-blind, randomized trial enrolling 82 patients with early atherosclerosis (52 completed study), researchers found that consuming olive oil (OO) improved endothelial function and reduced inflammation.

In this 4-month study, subjects received either a daily intake of 30 mL of OO alone, or 30 mL of OO enriched with epigallocatechin 3-gallate (EGCG). Results found that OO alone improved endothelial function and reduced inflammatory parameters. Since there were no significant differences in results between the two groups, the results indicate OO was responsible for the health benefits, and its intake may improve endothelial dysfunction in patients with early atherosclerosis.

Click HERE to subscribe to Know Guff by email

Source: Beneficial effects of polyphenol-rich olive oil in patients with early atherosclerosis

Related posts:

No comments:

Post a Comment

Please use your name or alias. Due to a large volume of spam comments (as "Anonymous") all comments from "Anonymous" will be automatically deleted. Thanks.