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Olive Oil Does Not Cause Weight Gain and Obesity

Olive Oil Does Not Cause Weight Gain and Obesity

Eating fat does not make you fat, and olive oil is no exception. Numerous studies have linked Mediterranean dietary patterns, rich in olive oil, with favorable effects on body weight. In a 2.5 year study of more than 7000 Spanish college students, consuming a lot of olive oil […]

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Olive Oil is Protective Against Heart Disease

Olive Oil is Protective Against Heart Disease

Heart disease is the most common cause of death in the world. Observational studies conducted a few decades ago showed that heart disease was rare around the Mediterranean Sea. This led to extensive research on the Mediterranean diet, which has now been shown to significantly reduce the […]

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Olive Oil Has Strong Anti-Inflammatory Properties

Olive Oil Has Strong Anti-Inflammatory Properties

Chronic inflammation is thought to be among the leading drivers of many diseases. This includes cancer, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, arthritis and even obesity. Olive oil can reduce inflammation, which may be one of the main reasons for its health benefits. The main anti-inflammatory effects […]

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Olive Oil Contains Large Amounts of Antioxidants

Olive Oil Contains Large Amounts of Antioxidants

Olive Oil Contains Large Amounts of Antioxidants. Extra virgin olive oil is fairly nutritious. Apart from its beneficial fatty acids, it contains modest amounts of Vitamins E and K. But olive oil is also loaded with powerful antioxidants. These antioxidants are biologically active and may help fight serious […]

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Olive Oil is Rich in Healthy Monounsaturated Fats

Olive Oil is Rich in Healthy Monounsaturated Fats

Olive Oil is Rich in Healthy Monounsaturated Fats. Olive oil is the natural oil extracted from olives, the fatty fruit of the olive tree. About 24% of the oil is saturated fats and omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. But the predominant (73%) fatty acid in olive oil […]

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Controls Cholesterol

Controls Cholesterol

Why Does It Work Olive oil contains the minimum levels of saturated and polyunsaturated fats. This property gives it the ability to control blood cholesterol levels in the body. On the other hand, olive oil contains the highest level of monounsaturated fat – around 75-80%, which helps […]

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Aids Weight Loss

Aids Weight Loss

Why This Works A study published in the Harvard School of Public Health had supported the efficacy of olive oil in aiding weight loss. The weight loss that occurred due to two different types of diets (a moderate-fat Mediterranean diet that includes olive oil, and a low-fat […]

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Olive oil May Help Protect From Ulcerative Colitis

Olive oil May Help Protect From Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis, a fairly common long-term (chronic) disorder, is a disease that causes inflammation of the large intestine (colon). It is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that is similar to Crohn’s disease, a related disorder. Scientists at the University of East Anglia in England say that […]

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Olive Oil Helps Maintain Healthy Cholesterol Levels

Olive Oil Helps Maintain Healthy Cholesterol Levels

A Japanese study published in the Medical Science Monitor showed that LDL-cholesterol mean concentrations were lowered in 28 outpatients who were given olive oil supplements once a day for six weeks. LDL (low density lipoprotein) is often referred to as “bad cholesterol”. The “good cholesterol” is called HDL […]

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Olive oil may reduce breast cancer risk

Olive oil may reduce breast cancer risk

A team of scientists at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona in Spain found a key mechanism by which virgin olive oil protects the body against breast cancer, in contrast to other vegetable oils. The researchers decoded a complete cascade of signals within the cells of breast tumors […]

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