© 2018 by Sanford Severin, MD

Dr. Sanford L. Severin

San Ramon, CA 94582 USA

trienergeticsblog@gmail.com

  • Google+ Social Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • Pinterest Social Icon

Olive Oil Lowers the Risk of Breast Cancer

August 2, 2018

This is a post that I love because we grow olive trees and produce an award winning extra virgin olive oil. Following a Mediterranean diet rich in fruits and vegetable, fish, whole grains, and olive oil has been shown to lower the incidence of heart disease, stroke and dementia.

Now a new study based on the answers of more than 4,000 women found that those who followed an olive oil heavy Mediterranean diet had a 68% lower risk of developing breast cancer than those who followed a standard Mediterranean diet. To get this benefit olive oil had to comprise more than 15% of the woman's total daily calories. For every additional 5 per cent of calories from extra virgin olive oil the risk for developing breast cancer was lowered even more.

 

 

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Pinterest
Share on Google+
Please reload