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What are benefits of OLIVE OIL ?

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Asked by ABDULLAH, 12 Nov '11 12:16 pm
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1) Olive oil reduces the of risk of cardiovascular diseases

In those Mediterranean countries where olive oil is consumed a lot, (such as Greece, Italy, and Spain), there is a low incidence of cardiovascular disease. The mild vegetable mucilage in olive oil helps protect your bodys digestive tract.
2)Olive oil has shown beneficial effect on ulcers and gastritis

Using olive oil as main dressing oil helps preventing constipation and in general maintains the digestive tract in good health.
3) Olive oil helps to reduce blood pressure

A study was done in 2002 that showed that Virgin Olive Oil might help with lowering cholesterol. (See: Effects of an onion-olive oil maceration product containing essential ingredients of the Mediterranean diet on blood pressure and blood fluidity). The results? After one week of taking olive oil daily (minus any good foods and drinks or fatty foods), the blood tests showed that the participants had higher levels of phenol and Vitamin E in their bodi ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 12 Nov '11 12:18 pm

 
  
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Unsaturated oil good from nutrutional point of view.Good for body massage and as lubricant for penetration.
Answered by Dare Devil, 18 May '12 02:06 pm

 
  
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When you cook with olive oil (as opposed to cooking with other forms of cooking oil), you are making a wise choice. In fact, olive oil is the principal cooking oil used in preparing Mediterranean foods, and the Mediterranean diet is now viewed as one of the healthier eating styles around. Olive oil is also a rich, flavorful oil, so if you do decide to cook with olive oil as opposed to other cooking oils, you won't be giving up anything at all in terms of taste and flavoring.

Because olive oil is primarily composed of monounsaturated fats, it can help you lower cholesterol and prevent the hardening of arteries better than alternative (and typically less flavorful) cooking oils.

Olive oil also appears to help the Omega-3 found in oily fish and other foods to perform its functions in your body properly. So when you cook fish (especially oily fish) in olive oil, you are doing yourself a double favor, by eating the nutrient-rich oily fish as well as the olive oil that helps you reap a ...more
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Answered by merlynsam, 22 Feb '12 11:21 am

 
  
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An interesting B A
Answered by anil garg, 22 Nov '11 11:24 pm

 
  
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