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ACE Report #6894
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Olive leaf extract improves osteocalcin level & serum lipid profile in osteopenic women


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Twelve-month consumption of a polyphenol extract from olive (Olea europaea) in a double blind, randomized trial increases serum total osteocalcin levels and improves serum lipid profiles in postmenopausal women with osteopenia

J Nutr Health Aging. 2015;19(1):77-86

Contributing Authors: R Filip S Possemiers A Heyerick I Pinheiro G Raszewski -J Davicco M V Coxam

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Simon Fellais discusses the potential effect of olive oil polyphenol supplementation on bone metabolism and bone mineral density.

Synopsis

64 postmenopausal, osteopenic women were randomly assigned to receive capsular olive-leaf extract or placebo once daily for 12 months, with the intention of investigating the effect of olive leaf extract on bone turnover. Outcomes of interest included bone turnover markers, bone mineral density measurements, and blood lipid profiles. Results found that patients who ingested daily olive-leaf extrac...

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