The researchers noted that olive oil may be protective against certain cancers, against cellular inflammation, and against heart disease. The protective monounsaturated fats, vitamin E and phenolic compounds in olive oil are the most positive health factors; with two teaspoons a day being an adequate amount.
Olive oil and DHA fish oil provided a synergistic effect to shield against heart disease. In prior randomized clinical trials, olive oil has been shown to improve systemic inflammation and glycemic control.
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