A lot of people are worried about the calories but 1 tsp. a day could switch on fat burning. Did you know that it also contributes to lowering bad cholesterol. Olive oil also has Oleic acid which aids in keeping our arteries supple and helps prevent cancer.
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Research in the British Journal of Nutrition shows that olive oil can assist with weight loss because it increases fat metabolism where we break down body fat. The key is to ensure that olive oil is the main source of fat in the diet & in moderation, eat a combination of olive oil, fresh fruit, vegetables and oily fish such as salmon, herring, trout, mackerel, sardines. The fats that these fish contain are beneficial & will actually improve one's health &protect us from certain diseases.
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