Olive oil high in Polyphenols exerts a protective effect against certain malignant tumours (breast, prostate, endometrium, digestive tract and more). It is unclear what the direct relationship is but olive oils with higher polyphenols yielded better resulτs in the studies than others.
Olive Oil helps maintain good levels of cholesterol by being a good source of HDL “good” Cholesterol whilst the polyphenols limit the oxidation of LDL “bad” Cholesterol which causes plaques. Plaques block arteries and limit the flow of blood around our body.
Throughout history, Οlive Οil has been used in many cultures as a natural remedy. Naturally packed with polyphenols and monounsaturated fatty acids, Extra Virgin Olive Oils high in Polyphenols work in your body to help protect from a number of conditions.
Some research has shown that people with diets high in Extra Virgin Olive Oils are less likely to develop Rheumatoid Arthritis. The anti-inflammatory polyphenols also work as a natural relief whilst also helping bone calcification by aiding in the absorption of Calcium.