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Health Benefits of Olive Oil:

 

               

               Studies shown that a diet high in vegetable based fats such as EVOO (typical in                                          theMediterranean world) to have a lower risk of heart disease and stroke.

 

                 

                1.5 Million people in one studied that followed such a diet had a reduced cardiovascular, cancer                  mortalities, as well as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. 

 

 

                EVOO contains non-fat components such as certain phenolic compounds (antioxidants)which                     have been found to have a wide range of beneficial health effects which                                                       includefavorable effects on cholesterol.

 

 

                 Phenolic compounds also  have anti-inflammatory effects and potentially having healthy                              influences on our blood pressure and blood clotting.