A Mediterranean diet has for a long time been connected to a healthier way of living, but can it also influence intestinal inflammation? An essential part of the Mediterranean diet is the extra virgin olive oil. A recent publication in Nutrients are investigating the effects of extra virgin olive oil on IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome). The article validates that extra virgin olive oil influences IBS in terms of both preventing the onset and the progression of the disease. DSS from TdB Labs was used to induce colitis in mice. Read the full study here.