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Health Benefits of Greek Olive Oil

Greek olive oil

Greek olive oil has some great health benefits, plus it tastes great on almost anything.

With so much going on in day to day life, it’s easy to forget ourselves and our health. However, there are some simple things you can do and simple tricks you can use to make sure you are good to your body. Extra-virgin Greek olive oil is something you probably already have in your kitchen, but it’s also one of the most versatile health-giving foods on the planet. Discover more about Greek olive oil, which is commonly enjoyed on pasta, salads, and more) and all of its excellent benefits below.

Greek Olive Oil Has Healthy Fats

Long gone are the days of blindly cutting all fat from our diets in order to be healthy. These days we know that there are good fats and bad fats, and if you want to stay healthy and happy you need to incorporate healthy fats into your diet. In fact, Mediterranean diets, which are classically high in fat, lead to populations with lower rates of obesity and cardiovascular disease. That’s because it is a diet rich in good fats, like omega-3 fatty acids. A diet high in omega-3 fatty acids has a wide range of health benefits, from lowering blood fat to reducing joint pain in people with arthritis. Greek olive oil is packed with omega-3’s.

Greek Olive Oil Is Good For Your Whole Body

Eating Greek olive oil regularly has been shown to help maintain body weight and also improve blood sugar and insulin control. It is great for helping to maintain a healthy cholesterol level. Olive is jam packed with high density lipids, or HDL, which is the healthy kind of cholesterol. Of all of the vegetable oils you can buy, olive oil is the highest in monounsaturated fat. While other types of fat oxidize in the body and cause it to age, the kind of fat in olive oil does not.

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