Virgin Olive Oil Protects Against Breast Cancer!

Get your daily dose of virgin olive oil to prevent breast cancer!
Get your daily dose of virgin olive oil to prevent breast cancer!

Take Virgin Olive Oil Every Day: Prevent Breast Cancer

A recent study has just found that virgin olive oil contains properties, versus other types of vegetable oils, which protect the body against breast cancer.

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in Western countries. We also know that fat is a major contributor to developing the disease. However, we also know that certain types of fats exhibit protective properties when it comes to preventing this dreaded illness. And that's where virgin olive oil comes into play!

Protect your DNA with virgin olive oil!
Protect your DNA with virgin olive oil!

The Good News About Virgin Olive Oil!

The study from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), led by Dr Eduard Escrich, found that virgin olive oil is linked to a lower incidence of benign breast cancers while noting a decrease in the p21Ras oncogene, which stimulates the growth of tumors. Olive oil also suppresses some proteins that stimulate cell growth, while at the same time, the scientists also found that virgin olive oil protected DNA.

Protect your heart as well!
Protect your heart as well!

Madam Aphrodite™ Speaks...

Let's take a look at virgin olive oil: It's rich in antioxidants and oleic acid. It's also a mono-unsaturated fatty acid and it's good for us! And it also protects against coronary disease.

Scientists suggest a daily and moderate intake of virgin olive oil, similar to what's recommended by the Mediterranean Diet. So what are you waiting for?

Madam Aphrodite™ says: Get your daily dose of virgin olive oil. I do... and so can you!

CAUTION: The information included herein is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. The reader should always consult his or her healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for their own situation or if they have any questions regarding a medical condition or treatment plan.


More by this Author


No comments yet.

    Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No HTML is allowed in comments, but URLs will be hyperlinked. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites.


    Click to Rate This Article
    working