Biological Activities of Phenolic Compounds Present in Virgin Olive Oil

@inproceedings{Cicerale2010BiologicalAO,
  title={Biological Activities of Phenolic Compounds Present in Virgin Olive Oil},
  author={Sara Cicerale and Lisa M Lucas and Russell Sj Keast},
  booktitle={International journal of molecular sciences},
  year={2010}
}
The Mediterranean diet is associated with a lower incidence of atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative diseases and certain types of cancer. The apparent health benefits have been partially ascribed to the dietary consumption of virgin olive oil by Mediterranean populations. Much research has focused on the biologically active phenolic compounds naturally present in virgin olive oils to aid in explaining reduced mortality and morbidity experienced by people consuming a… CONTINUE READING