Sunday, December 28, 2008

"The better oil"

Olive oil helps prevent heart problems and cancer, and control bood sugar levels and body weight. When used during cooking, it can lower levels of saturated fat is what clogs arteries and spikes bad cholesterol levels.

Olive oil reduce the effect of genes that turn host cells cancerous. It also protect colon, uterus, and prostate gland cells from carcinogens. In diabetics, olive oil lower triglycerides, lessening the risk of heart disease. Take a cue from the people of the Mediterranean, who have the highest consumption of olive oil in the world. Their obesity levels are low, partly because olive oil contains good cholesterol and is much easier to burn off during exercise.

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