Chronic inflammation is thought to be among the leading drivers of many diseases.
This includes the bad stuff such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, arthritis and even obesity.
The main anti-inflammatory effects are mediated by the antioxidants. Key among them is oleocanthal, which has been shown to work similarly to ibuprofen, an anti-inflammatory drug
Some scientists estimate that the oleocanthal in 50 ml (3.5 tablespoons) of extra virgin olive oil has a similar effectiveness as 10% of the adult dosage of ibuprofen
There are also studies suggesting that oleic acid itself, the main fatty acid in olive oil, can reduce levels of important inflammatory markers like CRP
One study also showed that extra virgin olive oil antioxidants can inhibit some genes and proteins that drive inflammation.
Extra Virgin Olive oil is natures vitamins it contains nutrients that can fight inflammation. This includes oleic acid, as well as the antioxidant oleocanthal.
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