Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Extra virgin olive oil is an important source of antioxidant polyphenols and vitamin E. Unlike many other types of olive oil, extra virgin olive oil undergoes minimal amounts of processing to preseve taste and all of the health and nutritional benefits found in olives.

The high levels of antioxidant properties promote many healthy effects in both health preservation and disease prevention. Some polyphenal antioxidants inhibit occurrence of tumors for colon and breast cancer.

Extra virgin olive oil also has many anti-inflammatory benefits that are associated with lower rates of asthma and rheumatoid arthritis. Anti-inflammatory compounds, such as aleocanthal, produce a similar effect to ibuprofen. Daily consumption of extra virgin olive oil may prevent inflammation.

Extra virgin olive oil is rich in mono saturated fat, a type of fat that lowers total cholesterol. The information delivered to your body's cells by a diet rich in mono saturated fat from olive oil will improve your sensitivity to insulin, lower your blood sugar, and help prevent fat from collecting around your middle.

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