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Saturday, October 1, 2011

Olive Oil Can Prevent Breast Cancer

Saturday, October 1, 2011
Since long time the experts have to know that a person's eating patterns associated with risk of breast cancer. Besides the recommendation to avoid foods high in fat, the scientists are now advises women to do a Mediterranean diet which based on fruits, vegetables, grains, and olive oil, as the best path to healthier and protected from breast cancer.

Taste and benefits of olive oil for health has been known for thousands years. Olive oil contains a single-chain unsaturated fats, vitamin E and polyphenols. Two compounds that have efficacy reduce cancer risk. Research conducted by scientists from Spain to the mice in the laboratory showed that a compound in olive oil will impede the genes responsible for tumor cell growth in the breast. This oil is also working by turn off protein that becomes "food source" of cancer cells.

Dr.Eduard Escrich, chief researcher, advises us to consume 50 ml olive oil, 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 can be picked when it is implemented in the long term as lifestyle.

Mediterranean diet has been recognized experts on the protection for a variety of diseases, like cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and also for slimming. Mediterranean diet which is rich in fruits, fish, cereals and nuts not only keeps the body healthy but also prove to prevent stupidity. Mediterranean countries like Italy, Spain and Turkey have a high enough percentage of elderly people, because citizens like to eat tomatoes, fish and of course olive oil.


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