Olive oil and health: summary of the II international conference on olive oil and health consensus report, Jaén and Córdoba (Spain) 2008.

  title={Olive oil and health: summary of the II international conference on olive oil and health consensus report, Ja{\'e}n and C{\'o}rdoba (Spain) 2008.},
  author={Jose L{\'o}pez-Miranda and Francisco Xavier P{\'e}rez-Jim{\'e}nez and Elia Ros and Raffaele De Caterina and Lina Badimon and Maria-Isabel Covas and Eduard Escrich and Jos{\'e} M. Ordov{\'a}s and Federico Soriguer and Rocio Abia and Catalina Alarc{\'o}n de la Lastra and Maurizio Battino and Dolores Corella and J Chamorro-Quir{\'o}s and Javier Delgado-Lista and Dario Giugliano and Katherine Esposito and Ram{\'o}n Estruch and Jos{\'e} Fern{\'a}ndez-Real and Jos{\'e} Juan Gaforio and Carlo La La Vecchia and Denis 5 Lairon and Fernando L{\'o}pez-Segura and Pedro L Mata and Javier A. Men{\'e}ndez and Francisco Jos{\'e} Muriana and Jorge Osada and Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos and Juan A Paniagua and Pablo P{\'e}rez-Martinez and J Perona and Mar{\'i}a Angeles Peinado and M Pineda-Priego and Henrik Enghusen Poulsen and Jos{\'e} Luis Quiles and Mari-Carmen Ram{\'i}rez-Tortosa and Jesus M Ruano and Ll Serra-Majem and Rosa Sol{\`a} and Montserrat Solanas and Vincenzo Solfrizzi and R de la Torre-Fornell and Antonia Trichopoulou and M{\'o}nica Uceda and Jose M. Villalba-Montoro and J R Villar-Ortiz and Fernanda Visioli and Nikolaos Yiannakouris},
  journal={Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD},
  volume={20 4},
Olive oil (OO) is the most representative food of the traditional Mediterranean Diet (MedDiet). Increasing evidence suggests that monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) as a nutrient, OO as a food, and the MedDiet as a food pattern are associated with a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, obesity, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and hypertension. A MedDiet rich in OO and OO per se has been shown to improve cardiovascular risk factors, such as lipid profiles, blood pressure, postprandial… CONTINUE READING


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