Health Benefits of Olive Oil
Olive oil doesn't just taste great, it has many proven health benefits as well. *Extra Virgin olive oil* because it has a high content of anti-oxidants it can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, lowers the incidence of gallstone formation, has a beneficial effect on ulcers and gastritis, lowers risk of colon cancer, and even contains a painkilling compound similar to ibuprofen. Learn moreabout the many health benefits of olive oil in these articles and medical reports by clicking on the links to the left.
These articles are referenced in 2 lectures given by Dr. Peter Panagotacos during a Sensory Evaluation of Olive Oil course given at UC Davis in the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science. Download the complete presentation