Everyone, even experts, agree that olive oil is good for our health.
Olive oils belong to the group of monounsaturated fats (the best kind) and regular use of Olive oil can lower the risk of coronary heart disease by reducing blood cholesterol levels. Nutritionists emphasize controlling calories and eating healthy fats like olive oil.
Two tablespoons of olive oil taken in the morning on empty stomach appear to have a positive effect on chronic constipation.
Olive oil health benefits
Olive oil has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties, it revitalizes the skin and increases arterial elasticity and is also rich in omega-3 fatty acids and is beneficial by treating gastric ulcer.
Olive oil is beneficial during gallbladder emptying time, and it has a protective effect against the formation of gallstones.
Olive oil seems to have positive effect on bone-calcification in elderly because more olive oil ingested obtains better bone mineralization. Olive oil seams to be necessary during growth and in adulthood to avoid calcium loss..
The benefits of Olive Oil in keeping youthful looks had been known already to the ancient Romans. And in modern time it is most probably Sophia Loren the best ambassador of using Olive oil for keeping skin young.
All fats do not behave the same way in your body, and certain fats, including the omega-3 fats in salmon and other fatty fish and the monounsaturated fats in nuts, virgin olive oil, and avocados, are integral to a healthy diet. Harley Pasternak