WITH NEW YEAR'S resolutions — have you broken yours yet? — almost automatically comes the intention to eat "better." No matter your diet or regime of choice, there's no denying that the Mediterranean diet is full of anti-inflammatory and cancer-fighting benefits. One of the pillars of a Mediterranean-based diet? Extra-virgin olive oil.

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