It is known worldwide that olive oil acts
as a shield of protection regarding our health, when taking into
account cardiovascular diseases, cancer, even diabetes and other
diseases. More and more research is being done which shows the
great value of olive oil as a perfect food for man.
The consumption of olive oil instead of
other fats or oils reduces the concentration of LDL cholesterol
in the blood without deceasing the levels of HDL, the so-called
“bad” and “good” cholesterol respectively!
It has been shown that olive oil reduces
the level of triglycerides in the blood. A collection of bad
cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood can block the
arteries which transport oxygen to the brain and heart. In
general, olive oil protects against heart diseases.
Olive oil reduces blood pressure, both
systolic and diastolic. Therefore it decreases the risk of heart
attacks and strokes.
Recent studies have shown that olive oil
consumption can slow down breast cancer and other types of
cancer. A balanced diet with olive oil and vegetables can reduce
the chances of the appearance of cancer by 75%.
Recent research shows that olive oil in
conjunction with a healthy diet (vegetables, little meat etc.):
cancer of the stomach
makes the liver work
helps the liver to
detoxify poisonous substances
Olive oil assists in the maintenance of
bone thickness and protects against osteoporosis.
Olive oil consumption reduces the chances
of the appearance of this condition by 75%, especially with a
balanced diet and the consumption of more fish.
Olive oil should also be included in the
treatment of diabetes.
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oil is easily digested. The human body absorbs the vitamins
contained in this natural product. Research has proved that only
breast milk can be digested more easily by the human body! The
make up of fat in breast milk is similar to that in olive oil.