Olive Oil For Inflammation

Olive Oil Eases Inflammation

Scientists have discovered that extra virgin olive oil contains a molecule that works in exactly the same fashion as ibuprofen at inhibiting two inflammation-inducing enzymes (COX-1 and COX-2). Ibuprofen, of course, is a widely used over-the-counter pain medication. While on a recent trip to Italy,…

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Increase Omega-3 for Heart Health

for only 15 percent of deaths. One of the reasons for this dramatic increase in cardiovascular disease has to do with our diet—specifically the kind of fat we eat. Over 100 years ago, it is estimated that 60 percent of our fat consumption was in the form of omega-6 oils (like corn and safflower oil)…

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