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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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Treats Depression

Treats Depression

Why This Works One of the amazing health benefits of olive oil is to treat depression. Olive oil can increase the levels of serotonin, the brain chemical. This, it has been found, is similar to the effect of some antidepressants.

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Strenghtens Bones

Strenghtens Bones

Why This Works In one study that involved men consuming a Mediterranean diet, it was found that olive oil might contribute to strong bones. Their blood was found to contain higher levels of osteocalcin, which was an indication of healthy bone formation.

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Olive oil and the liver

Olive oil and the liver

Investigators at the University of Monastir, Tunisia, and King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, carried out a study demonstrating that extra virgin olive oil may protect the liver from oxidative stress. Oxidative stress refers to cell damage associated with the chemical reaction between free radicals and other molecules […]

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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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Depression risk and olive oil

Depression risk and olive oil

People whose diets are high in trans fats – fast foods and mass-produced foods like pastries – may have a higher risk of depression, compared with those whose diets are rich in mono- and polyunsaturated fats. According to a study carried out at the University of Las Palmas […]

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The Mediterranean Diet and Metabolic Syndrome

The Mediterranean Diet and Metabolic Syndrome

The Mediterranean Diet and Metabolic Syndrome The health benefits of the Mediterranean diet have been cited in numerous studies, and now with a new large study confirming that it protects from metabolic syndrome we have yet another reason to adopt this style of eating. But why is […]

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Reduces your risk of type 2 diabetes

Reduces your risk of type 2 diabetes

If you’re prediabetic (borderline diabetes) then you should have at least 2 spoons of olive oil daily in your daily diet. A study published in the scientific journal Diabetes Care has demonstrated that Mediterranean diet which is rich in olive oil can reduce the chances of developing type II […]

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Reduces Cellulite

Reduces Cellulite

All of us love to wear short skirts and airy summer dresses at this time of the year, but uneven, bumpy skin surface and cellulite on hips, thighs and upper leg region often makes us self-conscious and uneasy. Regular body massaging with olive oil is a natural […]

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