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Olive oil

Olive oil is a fat obtained from the olive (the fruit of Olea europaea; family Oleaceae), a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by pressing whole olives. It is commonly used in cooking, whether for frying or as a salad dressing. It is also used in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and soaps, and as a fuel for traditional oil lamps, and finds uses in some religions. It is associated with the Mediterranean diet popularized since the 1950s in North America for its possible health benefits.

Protective A Factor
Measured in mL

There are 14 benefits of Olive oil, including:

Breast Cancer Reproductive outcome
Decreased risk of Breast Cancer
Reproductive system

1 study

Ovary cancer Reproductive outcome
Decreased risk of Ovary cancer
Reproductive system

1 study

Oral cavity and pharynx cancer Digestive outcome
Decreased risk of Oral cavity and pharynx...
Digestive system

1 study

Larynx cancer Respiratory outcome
Decreased risk of Larynx cancer
Respiratory system

1 study

Stomach cancer (Gastric cancer) Digestive outcome
Decreased risk of Stomach cancer (Gastric...
Digestive system

1 study

Uterine Cancer Reproductive outcome
Decreased risk of Uterine Cancer
Reproductive system

1 study

Oesophagus cancer Digestive outcome
Decreased risk of Oesophagus cancer
Digestive system

1 study

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There are 1 risk of Olive oil, including:

Blood Pressure - Hypertension Cardiovascular outcome
Minor decreased risk of Blood Pressure - Hypert...
Cardiovascular system

1 study

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Interesting Facts

Longevity Food
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Jeanne Calment, a French supercentenarian who has the longest confirmed human lifespan on record, living to the age of 122 years, ascribed her longevity and relatively youthful appearance for her age to a diet rich in extra virgin olive oil.

Living up to 120 years
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Mariam Amash was born in 1888. She has 10 sons, 1 daughter, 120 grandchildren and 250 great-grandchildren. Amash lived in Jisr az-Zarqa, Israel, and was once the world's oldest woman.

Mariam attributed her longevity and youthfulness to olive oil. Additional attributes are longevity and the enhancement of aesthetic beauty. Amash claimed that she drank 1 full glass of olive oil every day

Recommended Dosage

Extra-virgin olive oil is recommended

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Using this everyday in cooking, snacks, cold or hot

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