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Some Unknown Secrets Of Olive Oil

Some Unknown Secrets Of Olive Oil

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Olive oil is widely used in European countries and many other non-European countries including America. It is used for dipping bread or to cook food with it. Here are some benefits discussed and worth knowing: Olive oil can be used outside cooking pan and salad bowl. In fact it is better to say that it can be used on just about anything. Europeans use it more like a condiment. They add it to dessert, to breakfast, to dinner and to lunch. They also pour it on salted ice cream and cooked steak too. They drizzle it in soups and salmon, spread it on toast and mix it into beverages including lemonade, orange juice and cocktails. Most surprising is the use of olive oil to ice cubes and flavor water. You may come across an entirely different group of people who use olive oil for beauty ...
Study Finds Mediterranean Diet Rich With Virgin Olive Oil Boosts HDL Function

Study Finds Mediterranean Diet Rich With Virgin Olive Oil Boosts HDL Function

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In a recent study researchers have found the high-density lipoprotein (HDL) function is improved for those who are with high-cardiovascular risk if follows having Mediterranean diet rich in virgin olive oil. Montserrat Fito, MD, PhD, coordinator of the Cardiovascular Risk and Nutrition Research Group at the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute in Barcelona said the said diet could protect the cardiovascular health by making good cholesterol work in better way as well as in several other ways too. Daniel J. Radar, MD, of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, said the new finding gives them a better understanding of how dietary intervention can affect the HDL functionality. Details of the report were published in Circulation journal and Radar was part of the edi...