Anyone coming from the Mediterranean region would tell you about the health benefits and yummy flavor of using olive oil on your salad, pasta or fish( actually almost any dish these days ! Even make ones olive oil ice cream ! The best olive oil is the extra virgin olive oil ! Healthy with even anti- inflammatory properties , decreases risk of heart disease . In simple words , olive oil supports our blood vessels and brings antioxidant like vitamin e to your body .
Cancer prevention has been one of the most active areas of olive oil research ! A resent study done in Italy , firmly established that risk reducing effect of olive oil intake with respect to cancers of breast , respiratory tract ,upper digestive tract . These anti-cancer benefits of olive oil became most evident when the diets of routine olive oil users were compared with the diets of individuals who seldom used olive oil and instead consumed diets high unsaturated fat , such as butter .