5 Facts About Olive Oil That Will Surprise You

Olive oil: prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer

Olive oil is a natural agent for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases, particularly heart attacks and strokes, and cancer.

Teach yourself to take two tablespoons of olive oil per day (to fill the salad, add to soups, side dishes, marinades), and your heart will work like a clock.

In addition, researchers found that oleic acid contained in olive oil, stimulates gene that suppresses the activity of cancer cells. Accordingly, the risk of cancer, particularly breast cancer in women is strongly dicreased.