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Health benefits of having olive oil in your diet

health benefits of olives

CANCER The phytonutrient in olive oil, oleocanthal, mimics the effect of ibuprofen in reducing inflammation, which can decrease the risk of breast cancer and its recurrence. Squalene and lignans are among the other olive oil components being studied for their possible effects on cancer. HEART DISEASE Olive oil lowers the levels of total blood cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol and triglycerides. At the ...

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