Olive Oil and Health
When it comes to choosing what type of fats is better to consume, extra virgin olive oil is a healthy choice. Mainly it contains monounsaturated fat - a "healthy" type of fat - that can lower the risk of heart disease by reducing the total and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or "bad" cholesterol levels in blood while leaves intact the High-density lipoprotein (HDL) or "good" cholesterol.
On closer examination, this ancient liquid has proved to be more. Its health protective antioxidants, polyphenols, fight stress and aging-related diseases like high blood pressure not to mention the improvement of the function of arteries. Extra virgin olive oil constitutes indisputably the very essence of health!