Consuming Half a Tablespoon of Olive Oil Per Day Improves Heart Health, Study Suggests

The results of a new study showing the benefits of olive oil for improved heart health among a U.S. population were recently presented at an American Heart Association’s (AHA) Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Session.

All types of olive oil are a good source of monounsaturated fatty acids, and the total consumption of olive oil was associated with a lower risk of CVD in our study.- Marta Guasch-Ferre, TH Chan School of Public Health

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