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Olive oil has been long tauted for its health benefits, especially as a heart healthy fat over butter and other solid fats, but it has other benefits, especially when taken in the morning. The oleic acid has been show to help lose weight, especially in combination with the Mediterranean diet. That same acid may aid in stopping free radical accumulation and help with colon cancer. It can also aid in detoxifying your body thanks to those same properties.

Key Takeaways:

  • Olive oil is known as a healthy alternative for solid fats like butter and shortening
  • The oleic acid is perfect at breaking up fats and kick starting your metabolism.
  • Olive oil is full of antioxidants and Vitamin E, critical to healthy skin and hair.

“The demand for olive oil has increased in the last few years, thanks to growth in the health conscious populace of the world.”

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