olive oil

Olive Oil for Pain? Compounds have anti-inflammatory action, say researchers

A naturally occurring chemical found in extra-virgin olive oils is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent, report scientists from the Monell Chemical Senses Center and collaborators at the University of Pennsylvania. Named “oleocanthal” by the researchers, the compound inhibits activity of cyclooxygenase (COX) enzymes, similar to the action of ibuprofen. The finding is significant because inflammation increasingly [...]

Olive Oil for Pain? Compounds have anti-inflammatory action, say researchers 2015-09-09T13:49:28+00:00

Add the Olive Oil: Fish oil more effective on rheumatoid arthritis when olive oil added

Researchers at Londrina State University in Parana, Brazil, report that adding olive oil to a fish oil supplement increases the beneficial effects for patients with rheumatoid arthritis. In the study, 43 patients (average age 49) with rheumatoid arthritis were assigned to one of three groups. In addition to their usual medication, the first group received [...]

Add the Olive Oil: Fish oil more effective on rheumatoid arthritis when olive oil added 2015-09-09T13:50:26+00:00

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