A study conducted by the University of Jaén, in collaboration with the University of Granada and the Jaén Hospital Complex, has proved that eating organic extra virgin olive oil alleviated the symptoms caused by fibromyalgia. 36 patients from the Fibromyalgia Association of Jaén have participated in this study. They formed two groups that followed similar […]
A research team from the University of Jaén has developed a type of extra virgin olive oil that is enriched with seaweed to prevent eye and skin diseases. They have also observed that the product is stabilised, avoiding its degradation. This way the product can double its durability, delaying its expiration date.
A team from the University of Jaén has discovered a bacterium, Klebsiella 3S1, which is able to remove lead, zinc and silver from wastewater. The group has created a biofilter made from these microorganisms that can retain those materials which become contaminating and harmful, especially to animals and, by extension, to humans. In addition, the […]
The first stage of seasoning olives is putting them in salt water. This way, they lose their bitterness. A team from the University of Jaén has discovered that, during this process, the probiotic properties of the olive are strengthened – it becomes a functional food that improves digestion, especially for people with food intolerances. The […]