Olio d’Oliva

Olio d’ Oliva is Italian for olive oil!  Did you know olive oil is good for you?  So go ahead and use more of it with your salads and every day cooking!  There are some great health benefits to olive oil so go ahead read on and enjoy that olive oil!!

Anti-Inflammatory –   chronic inflammation can cause serious diseases such as Alzheimer’s, obesity, arthritis, diabetes, cancer, metabolic syndrome and even cardiovascular disease.  Olive oil has been proven to help reduce cases of inflammation.  There are some studies that show that the antioxidants in olive oil can inhibit some of the proteins in genes that cause inflammation.

Protects Against Heart Disease – Heart disease is among the number leading causes of death in the world except for in the Mediterranean!  The Mediterranean diet has quite a bit of olive oil in it.  When consumed the olive oil helps lower blood pressure and protects against oxidation of LDL particles, which helps prevent heart disease.

Pain Relief – Those suffering from rheumatoid arthritis may want to try olive oil to help reduce the pain and suffering.

Fights Alzheimer’s Disease – It’s been found in studies that olive oil helps remove plaque from brain cells in mice.  Plaque causes Alzheimer’s.

Antioxidants – Extra virgin olive oil is a good fatty acid with both vitamin K and E.  These help fight off disease and prevent cholesterol build up.

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