Olive Oil

Olive Oil

Which type: Olive oil, rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, is a major component of the Mediterranean diet.

Olive oil is a fat obtained from the fruit of the Olea europaea (olive tree), a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean region, where whole olives are pressed to produce olive oil. High-quality extra virgin olive oil has well-researched anti-inflammatory compounds and is recommended for health.

Health benefits:

  • Rich in both Vitamin E and K
  • Contains anti-inflammatory compounds
  • Olives and olive oil contain antioxidants in abundance.
  • Helps with Weight Loss and Obesity Prevention
  • Supports Brain Health
  • Fights Mood Disorders and Depression
  • Great for Boosting Skin Health
  • Can Help Prevent or Treat Diabetes
  • Balances hormones & hormones and reduce symptoms related to PMS, infertility or menopause.

Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: September 23, 2016

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