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Top 5 Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Its effects are still not fully understood, yet some ways olive oil can preserve and improve human health have been firmly established.

High-Fat Meal with Olive Oil Can Have Immediate Positive Effects

A new study shows that the positive effects the Mediterranean diet can have on the heart are immediate.
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Adding 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil Can Improve Blood Vessel Function

The addition of a small amount of olive oil to the diet appears to improve blood vessel function according to a new study by U.S. and Italian researchers

Study Finds Olive Oil Can Be Better than Medication for Heart Disease

According to preliminary results of a Spanish study part of PREDIMED, a Mediterranean diet enriched with virgin olive oil or nuts can reverse arteriosclerosis in carotid arteries in just one year.
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EVOO Fights Heart Disease Changing How Genes Function

New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that the polyphenols in virgin olive oil modify the expression of atherosclerosis-related genes, leading to health benefits.