Olive oil entered as a way of fashion since Mediterreaninan diet, which is based on olive oil, is used by stars. But even being on a spotlight, we cannot deny its health benefits. The benefits of olive oil are now recognized by all scientists and its nutritional value is no longer a question.
For the antioxidants…
Olive oil should be consumed more often because of its richness in antioxidants. For recall, it is thanks to antioxidants, that your cells age slowly and become less fragile. In fact, they act on the free radicals, responsible for the deterioration of our cells.
Be careful for your weight
We now know that lipids are essential to our health. They play several important roles and in particular to intervene in cellular mechanisms. However, since olive oil has a lot of calories, 900 calories per 100 g., do not exaggerate.
It’s good against the bad cholesterol
We often think that eating fat exposes us to high cholesterol in the blood causing us cardiovascular problems. However, this is not the case with the olive oil. Rich in antioxidants, it brings an impressive amount of vitamin E and polyphenols. These substances neutralize the bad cholesterol (LDL), which accumulates in the blood and eventually block arteries.