Olive Oil to Prevent Breast Cancer
Although the taste of olive has become an attraction for thousands of years, modern research presents another reason to eat: Olive oil contains a single-chain unsaturated fats, vitamin E and polyphenols. Last two compounds were efficacious lowering cancer risk.
Since the time the experts have to know a person's eating patterns associated with risk of breast cancer. Besides the recommendation to avoid high-fat diet, the scientists now advises women to make the Mediterranean diet based on fruits, vegetables, grains, and olive oil, as the best path to a healthy and protected from breast cancer.
Research conducted by scientists from Spain to the mice in the laboratory showed that compounds in olive oil will prevent the genes responsible for the growth of tumor cells in the breast. This oil is also working with a deadly protein "food source" of cancer cells.
Dr.Eduard Escrich, lead researcher, advised us to eat olive oil 50 ml, or the equivalent of 10 teaspoons of pure olive oil every day. However, he said that the benefits of olive oil as an antidote to cancer is a new lifestyle can be picked when it is implemented in the long run.
Mediterranean diet has been recognized expert on the protection for a variety of diseases, like cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and also for slimming.
Greece is the country's largest olive oil consumer in the world. The people in the country consume 20 times more olive oil than the United Kingdom and Italy, which also includes as a major producer of olive oil.
Sources: Daily Mail