This is Why Olive Oil is Healthy to Eat

August 23, 2018

Olive oil is extracted by crushing the entire fruit, which grows on trees that are native to the Mediterranean basin. There are many health benefits of olive oil. Here in this post we will be discussing some of the best health benefits of Olive Oil.

What all nutrients are provided by Olive Oil?

{Per table spoon}

Energy – 119Kcal

Fat – 13.5g

CHO – 0g

Protein – 0g

Vitamin E – 14.35mg

Sat Fats – 13.8g

Palmitic acid – 11.2g

Mono Unsat Fat – 72.96g

Oleic Acid – 71.2g

Poly Unsat Fat – 10.5g

Cholesterol – 0g


  • It is Good For The Heart

The maximum amount of fats present in olive oil are MUFAs, which are well researched for their beneficial properties in protecting us against lifestyle diseases like blood pressure, stroke, cardiac diseases and diabetes by improving the risk factors for the same.

  • Protects Against Cancer

Olive oil is linked to protection against cancer because of two compounds- squalene and terpenoids. Both the compounds are said to be preventive against cancer

  • Promotes Weight Loss

Intake of healthy fats is linked to better insulin control. Insulin is the hormone that controls blood sugar.

About nehanchal

I am Nehanchal. 3 years ago, I started my career as content writer at Money classic Research. I am fascinated with this job and I feel habit of reading and writing enhances your skills. I love to write technical and health blogs. However, I am engineer turned writer and pursued graduation at Rajiv Gandhi Prodyogiki Vishwavidhyalaya.
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