Studies Say Olive Oil Fights Heart Disease and Cancer...
Various studies have shown how Olive Oil may reduce the risk of several different types of cancer including colon, breast, ovarian, and prostate cancers. D'Avolio has researched and collected a series of Health Benefit articles to help you to understand the importance of a proper diet and how Olive Oil can be an important addition to a healthy lifestyle.
Past research has determined that oleic acid (the main component of olive oil) has the ability to reduce the effect of an oncogene. The oncogene is a gene that has the ability to turn a host cell into a cancer cell. Further, it has been associated with the rapid growth of breast cancer tumors. The conclusion of the research was that oleic acid, when combined with drug therapy, facilitated the self-destruction of aggressive, treatment-resistant cancer cells. As a result, help to fight the cancer. Olive oil has been positively indicated in studies on prostate and endometrial cancers as well...
Visit the complete article on the "Olive Oil Health Benefits—Cancer" in the D'Avolio Health pages.
Additional information can be found at:
National Geographic News: Olive Oil Fights Heart Disease, Breast Cancer, Studies Say
Oxford Journals: Fried foods, olive oil and colorectal cancer
eCancer News: EVOO linked to protection against breast cancer by a number of mechanisms
Natural News: Olive Oil Effective against HER-2 Breast Cancer