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Benefits Of Nutritional Olive Oil

May 3, 2008
Extraction done from olives which gives olive oil that is extremely beneficial for keeping skin healthy as well as good in maintaining health of your body. Olive oil is processed through several ways therefore, generally differs in their variety, some of them are;

* Extra virgin - This type of olive oil is considered as best and is extracted from the first time pressing of olives
* Virgin - Extracts from second pressing
* Pure - Olive oil goes under some processing like refining and filtering.
* Extra light - The oil undergoes extensive processing and retains a mild flavor of olive in it

Olive oil consists of 75 percent mono-saturated fat but has very less concentration of saturated fat that is 13 percent. Therefore, olive oil is considered as much healthier than other fats like high-fat meat or butter. Therefore, Mediterranean diet that uses olive oil as foremost dietary fat significantly increases intake of vegetable, bean and fish and limits dairy products and meat.

This way such foods are considered to provide good health to the people and help reducing the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Mono-unsaturated oils present in olive oil are believed to producing fewer amounts of bile acids in digestive tract, which is responsible to cause colon cancer. It is not much likely to produce free radicals that make hurtful blood cholesterol or low-density lipoprotein by being more constant than poly-unsaturated fats.

LDL (Low density lipoprotein) is known to damage blood vessels and can also create modifications in genes, which may become cancerous. According to scientists, olive oil comprise much health benefits which is even more than 30 compounds of plants that have anti-inflammatory effect and have antioxidants as well, can protect against deadly cancer and encourage heart health.

However, cooking this oil is not suggested because the enzymes present in it get destroyed, fats become carcinogenic, carbohydrates become caramelized, and minerals and vitamins get completely diminish upon heating. If you want to personify what you eat, olive oil will surely accompany best with your food due to many reasons and the benefits it has.

The liquid can be commonly used together with many recipes of bread, marinates, grills and vegetable salads. It is best when eaten raw as it is superb in taste and has natural goodness. When olive oil is put into a sweet dish or salad, it compliments the food in which it is added very well and delivers an exquisite sunshine savor in the preparation.

A diet rich in olive oil significantly help in lowering cholesterol level and blood pressure than a diet rich in carbohydrate. A food-contained olive oil is much easier to get digest as compare to a diet rich in protein.

People today are more health conscious, as they are more susceptible to catch fatal diseases. According to research, everyday consumption of olive oil is really beneficial because it improves the health of the consumers and makes their lifestyle healthy. It is also carried out in the research that a spoonful of olive oil is more beneficial than a slice of whole-wheat bread.
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