The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) on November 1st 2004, permitted a new label on the olive oil bottle, claiming this: “Limited and not conclusive scientific evidence suggests, that consuming two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil daily, may reduce the risk of heart disease.”
Replace the saturated fats in your diet with olive oil, which is composed of triglycerides with antioxidants, that fight degenerative diseases. Its high content of oleic acid (very easy to digest), it is highly recommended for digestive health.
Research proves that olive oil is highly effective on lowering inflammation in the stomach and decreases the risk of stomach and colon cancer. Also breast cancer.
For thousands of years, the Greeks promoted the olive oil for its therapeutic benefits. The cardiovascular is the most important benefit. The lowering of the cholesterol levels, decreases the heart attacks.
Studies show that by increasing the extra virgin olive oil intake and reducing the animal fat intake, prevents heart diseases. Proof is Greece, where the consumption of extra virgin olive oil is the highest and the cardiovascular diseases are the lowest.
Studies also show that, the olive oil minimizes the blood clotting, that is a factor of less heart attacks in the Mediterranean region, where olive oil is the main source in the diet.
It has been proven by many studies in Hospitals and Universities, that olive oil can prevent arteriosclerosis. Studies that have been made on hamsters fed with olive oil, arteriosclerosis is minimal, compare to the ones that are fed with saturated fats.
Arteriosclerosis is a disease in the walls of the arteries, where fat is deposited and causes clots and often total blockage, following by heart attacks.
In Greece and all the Mediterranean countries, it is believed that olive oil, reduces the effects of aging. The high content in phenols and vitamin E, which are antioxidants, are very protective against the negative effects of the free radicals and slows down the aging process.
Vitamin E improves your sex life and the use of olive oil acts as an aphrodisiac.
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