Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Preserves Memory and Protects Brain Against Alzheimer’s Disease.

(Philadelphia, PA) – The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Now, researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) have identified a specific ingredient that protects against cognitive decline: extra-virgin olive oil, a major component of the Mediterranean diet.

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