The olive oil loves your heart!
Olive oil may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, myocardial infarction and strokes, thanks to its high content of monounsaturated fatty acids and phytochemical antioxidants that reduce LDL-bad cholesterol in the blood. Surveys have shown that the risk of a person having a heart attack is reduced by 50% after 2-4 years after start a diet rich in olive oil, legumes and vegetables, but with limited amounts of red meat and full-fat dairy.
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