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Why ellinol?

Extensive research demonstrates the Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease while supporting cognitive function and healthy aging.

ellinol® Mediterranean Wellness™ concentrates the bioactive potential of the Mediterranean diet into a single capsule. Made from a unique formulation of Mediterranean extra virgin olive oil and concentrated extracts found in natural foods at the heart of the Mediterranean diet.

Health Benefits

Embrace the health¹, vitality², and longevity³ of the Mediterranean diet in one easy step.

  • Health: Well-established health benefits of olive oil bioactive compounds.¹
  • Vitality: The Mediterranean diet is associated with improved quality of life and vitality.²
  • Longevity: The Mediterranean diet is associated with healthy ageing.³
  • Convenient: Just two capsules once daily.
  • Potent antioxidants: Helps to protect cells against free radical damage.
  • Scientifically validated: Formulated to ensure scientifically validated levels of bioactives in every dose.
  • Unique formulation: Offering a unique combination of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, hydroxytyrosol, citrus bioflavonoids and phenolic compounds in a soft gel capsule.

Taking ellinol helps:

  • Support a healthy heart
  • Anti-inflammatory/relieve inflammation
  • In maintaining healthy blood fats
  • Reduce free radicals in the body
  • Maintain general health & wellbeing
  • Maintain/support blood vessel health in healthy individuals

Ingredients

Active ingredients per soft capsule: Olive Oil 500mg; Olea europaea fruit Extract dry concentrate 25mg, equivalent: Olea europaea (Dry) 2.5g; Vitis vinifera seed Extract dry concentrate 79mg, equivalent: Vitis vinifera (Dry) 1.58g; Malus domestica fruit extract dry concentrate 46 mg, equivalent: Malus domestica (Dry) 460mg; Citrus bioflavonoids extract 100mg

 

Vegan Friendly. Made without Soy or Dairy Ingredients.

Gluten Free. GMO Free.

Added information of the ingredients

ellinol uses an Organic, Healthy Extra Virgin Olive Oil from a naturally evolved olive variety Naturally High in Polyphenols for the health benefits and with a low acidity.

 

 

There is more and more research being conducted on the medicinal & nutritional value of extra virgin olive oil in relation to the cardiovascular system, digestive system and brain function as well as overall health and wellness.

“The consumption of olive oil polyphenols contributes to the protection of blood lipids from oxidative stress” – EU Health Claim

Polyphenols, especially hydroxytyrosol, are nature’s antioxidant and are accredited with the majority of health benefits associated with Olive Oil. The daily consumption of 20g is known to protect the blood lipids from oxidative stress. ellinol contains the necessary amount of natural olive polyphenols to replicate the health benefits shown in scientific studies

Hydroxytyrosol is one of nature’s most potent antioxidants and is unique in its ability to support a healthy heart and cardiovascular system.

 

Clinical studies of grape seed extract support its use for fighting free radical damage associated with aging.

 

The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of citrus bioflavonoids may support metabolic, cardiovascular, cognitive, bone and immune health. Citrus bioflavonoids have a synergistic function with vitamin C for enhanced immune support, and have also been shown to increase the absorption of vitamin C.

 

ellinol citrus bioflavonoids

Apples are a rich source of phytonutrients which are strong antioxidants to support overall health.

 

Research

The Mediterranean Diet: From an Environment-Driven Food Culture to an Emerging Medical Prescription

While its health benefits are universally recognized today by medical professionals, the present state of the Mediterranean diet is challenged by major difficulties in implementing this protective dietary pattern in other geographical and cultural areas and keeping it alive in traditional Mediterranean territories, also tainted by the unhealthy eating habits brought by worldwide acculturation.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6466433/

The first study to relate Diet to cardiovascular disease

The Seven Countries Study (SCS for short) is the first major study to investigate diet and lifestyle along with other risk factors for cardiovascular disease, across contrasting countries and cultures and over an extended period of time.

https://www.sevencountriesstudy.com/

Brain Health is Connected to Heart Health

Did you know that the health of your brain and your heart are connected? By keeping your heart healthy, you also lower your risk for brain problems such as stroke and dementia.

https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/brain_health.htm

Dementia Australian Study

A study is exploring whether the heavily plant-based Mediterranean diet and daily exercise can slow the development of dementia in older people

https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au/clinical/dementia/study-looking-at-mediterranean-diets-ability-to-slow-dementia/

Hydroxytyrosol of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Consumption of virgin olive oil, a key component of the Mediterranean diet, has been recommended as a protection for high cardiovascular risk individuals

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6571782/

Antioxidants of grapes

A study of healthy volunteers found that taking grape seed extract substantially increased blood levels of antioxidants. Antioxidants are substances that destroy free radicals, which are harmful compounds in the body that damage DNA (genetic material) and even cause cell death.

https://www.mountsinai.org/health-library/herb/grape-seed

Grape seed extract contains proanthocyanidins, which have been studied for a variety of health conditions.

Bioflavanoids of Oranges

Increasing our intake of bioflavonoids helps to prevent free radicals from causing harm in the body. The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits of citrus bioflavonoids have been shown to support metabolic, circulatory, cognitive and joint health. Citrus bioflavonoids support balanced immune cell activity for better immune response, and support for respiratory health.

https://nutraceuticalbusinessreview.com/news/article_page/Sourcing_citrus_bioflavonoids_for_dietary_supplements_functional_foods_and_beverages/138092

Citrus flavonoids possess several biological activities and have emerged as efficient therapeutics for the treatment of CVD

Phenolic Compounds of apples

Polyphenols are antioxidant ingredients in apples and are related to human health because of their free radical scavenging activities. Apples (Malus domestica) have a growing scientific interest because many investigations have demonstrated their beneficial effects on human health. Through a variety of antioxidant ingredients, apples have been associated with reduced risks of degenerative and cardiovascular diseases, which are considered to be caused by oxidative stress, especially by free radicals and reactive oxygen species

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5789330/

The Secrets of the Mediterranean Diet. Does [Only] Olive Oil Matter?

The health benefits attributed to olive oil are specifically related to extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) intake with its high nutritional quality and multiple positive effects on health.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31817038/

11 Proven Benefits of Olive Oil

Here are 11 health benefits of olive oil that are supported by scientific research.

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/11-proven-benefits-of-olive-oil#TOC_TITLE_HDR_9

Consuming High-Polyphenol EVOO Reduces Blood Pressure

Researchers found that consuming high-polyphenol extra virgin olive oil significantly reduced peripheral and central systolic blood pressure in healthy adults.

https://www.oliveoiltimes.com/health-news/high-polyphenol-evoo-reduces-blood-pressure/85328

OliveNet

Accumulated epidemiological, clinical and experimental evidence has indicated the beneficial health effects of the Mediterranean diet, which is typified by the consumption of virgin olive oil (VOO) as a main source of dietary fat.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5808783/

Anti-inflammatory Activity of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Polyphenols

Accumulating evidence indicates that regular consumption of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), the main source of fat in the Mediterranean diet, is associated with a reduced risk of developing chronic degenerative disorders such as cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes and cancer.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29141574/

Mediterranean diet with virgin olive oil may boost ‘good’ cholesterol

A Mediterranean diet, particularly when enriched with virgin olive oil, appears to improve the function of high-density lipoprotein, the so-called good cholesterol, in patients at high risk for heart disease. A Mediterranean diet rich in virgin olive oil may help the body remove excess cholesterol from arteries, serve as an antioxidant and keep blood vessels open — all of which are known to reduce cardiovascular risk.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170213171419.htm

Potential Health Benefits of Olive Oil and Plant Polyphenols

Polyphenols were determined to reduce morbidity and/or slow down the progression of cardiovascular, neurodegenerative, and cancer diseases.

The mechanism of action of polyphenols strongly relates to their antioxidant activity.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5877547/

Cardiovascular Health

In this study involving persons at high cardiovascular risk, the incidence of major cardiovascular events was lower among those

assigned to a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts than among those assigned to a reduced-fat diet.

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1800389

Cognitive Function

Accumulating evidence suggests that the Mediterranean diet holds promise for addressing the cognitive and neurological impairments of the aging brain.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B978012811959400002X

The path to Longevity

The reviewed evidence supports that adherence to the Mediterranean diet during midlife was associated with 36%-46% greater likelihood

of healthy ageing. Among the elderly, adherence to the Mediterranean diet was significantly associated with healthy ageing, while diets

similar to that of the Mediterranean diet were associated with 269% greater likelihood of successful ageing and 33% reduction in mortality risk.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31272195/

An EU health claim for olive oil polyphenols Olive oil polyphenols contribute to the protection of blood lipids from oxidative stress https://efsa.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.2903/j.efsa.2011.2033 FDA Completes Review of Qualified Health Claim Petition for Oleic Acid and the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will allow a new “qualified health claim” to be placed on the labels of oils with high levels of oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat, stating that consumption of about 1.5 tablespoons (20 grams) of such oils may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, the agency announced Monday. https://www.fda.gov/food/cfsan-constituent-updates/fda-completes-review-qualified-health-claim-petition-oleic-acid-and-risk-coronary-heart-disease

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1.     Bulotta S, et al. Beneficial effects of the olive oil phenolic components oleuropein and hydroxytyrosol: focus on protection against cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. J Transl Med. 2014 Aug 3;12:219. doi: 10.1186/s12967-014-0219-9.

2.     Henríquez Sánchez P, et al. Adherence to the Mediterranean diet and quality of life in the SUN Project. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2012 Mar;66(3):360-8. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2011.146.

3.     Critselis E and Panagiotakos D. Adherence to the Mediterranean diet and healthy ageing: Current evidence, biological pathways, and future directions. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2020;60(13):2148-2157. doi: 10.1080/10408398.2019.1631752.