Wednesday, December 02, 2009
L'olio d'oliva è molto buono!
Looks like extra-virgin olive oil is good for more than one kind of noodle ...
Oleocanthal, a compound that occurs naturally in extra-virgin olive oil, can alter the structure of toxic proteins in the brain that contribute to Alzheimer’s disease.
A study by researchers at Northwestern University and the Monell Chemical Senses Center found that the change inhibits the ability of the toxic proteins, called ADDLs, to damage nerves in the brain.
Read the rest here.