#1. It works against your heart diseases controlling bad cholesterol LDL and increasing good cholesterol HDL in your blood.
#2. The antioxidant properties present in olive oil is great for skin health. It prevents skin ageing and acne breakout.
#3. Polyphenols present in this oil have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anticoagulant properties which helps improving heart health.
#4. Polyphenols are also great in controlling both systolic and diastolic blood pressure.
#5. Olive oil is low in saturated fats which improves blood sugar levels and insulin sensitivity.
#6. It helps reducing risks of common types of cancers that includes skin, lungs, breast, colon and ovarian cancers.
#7. Another most alarming pros of olive oil, Oleocanthal, a substance present in olive oil inhibits toxic proteins that damage brain cells causing Alzheimer’s disease, proved according to a study published in the Journal of Applied Pharmacology and Toxicology.
#8. Olive oil is great for bone health. According to a research, people with high levels of olive oil in their diet are less likely to suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. It also helps in improving mineralization and calcification of bones. (Source : Webparx)