Why Olive Oil is So Good for You!

 

Olive oil is full of Omega 3 and contains no saturated fats making them an ideal replacement to fatty oils and butter. They also contain antioxidants that are not present in other types of oils that can help protect the body olive oilagainst disease.

The fats in olive oil can lower cholesterol levels in the blood, which is the opposite of fatty oils which raise cholesterol and can contribute to high cholesterol and blood pressure problems.

olives in oilBut remember olive oils are high in calories so should be enjoyed in moderation. Using olive oil as a substitute to unhealthier alternatives can improve your health, but just adding olive oil to your diet in addition to other fats will just add more calories to your diet.

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