Real Benefits of Genuine Olive Oil


The olive oil provides a sufficient amount of fatty acids necessary for the growth of the newborn (in proportion similar to breast milk) and proper skeletal development and bone.

The olive oil is recommended and for premature infants and neonates presenting problems in the bile and pancreatic, due to favorable effects of the hepatobiliary system.

Children of mothers who consumed olive oil during pregnancy have better post-natal development in their height, weight, behavior and the acquisition of psycho-motor reflexes.

It has been found that children who are hired large amounts of omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy and lactation or in their daily diet exhibit visual disorders, neurological, concentration, hyperactivity and skin problems such as eczema and dermatitis, and finally allergies asthma.

* Omega-3 fatty acids are essential in times of mental stress, such as audits or reading, as well as supplying the brain, increase concentration and psychomotor development, assist in brain development and sharpen reflexes.

Protect cells membranes.

Increase the resistance of blood vessels (protection against myocardial infarction, thrombosis and stroke).

Limit the inflammatory factors preventing the oxidation of LDL and help control levels of blood pressure and homocysteine.

Exert anticancer activity.

Protect bones and joints, reducing swelling, inflammation and degenerative changes.

Improve the functional state of retina of the eye and enhance vision.

Antallergic action in large range of allergies.

The relatively high content of squalene in olive oil, compared with other foods, is a major factor associated with inhibition of tumor treatment.

Squalene protects the human skin from peroxidation lipids due to various sources of ionizing radiation such as ultraviolet radiation.

The primary therapeutic use of squalene is as adjunctive therapy in a large number of cancers and lipid lowering treatment.

On animals, squalene increases the life time or rates survival in lymphocytic leukemia.

Is cytotoxic to tumor lines. Induces phagocytic activity of macrophages or destruction of tumor cells by cells of the immune reinforced.

Provides protection against chemically induced cancer lung, reduces proliferation of tumors lung by 46% and 58% respectively, whereas the squalene reduces pulmonary hyperplasia by 70%, as a mechanism effects on oncogenes proposed.

Reduction of “bad” cholesterol (LDL) in the blood

Maintain blood levels of “good” cholesterol (HDL)

Helps in good bowel function

In the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and protect the body from heart disease because of strong antioxidants contained.

In the treatment of stomach and duodenal ulcers, since it  facilitates the digestion.

The reduction of gastric juice.

Better absorption of calcium by the body

In the proper metabolism of diabetics and consequently the balance of sugar prices

Prevent cancer.

Olive oil consumption protects from prostate cancer. If prostate cancer has already occurred , its use prevents metastatic effects.

The olive oil acts positively in absorbance in the small intestine, the digestibility, the maintenance and treatment of liver diseases.

Older individuals who consume olive oil daily may be able to protect themselves from a stroke, according to a new study from France published in the online issue of Neurology.

While end … rejuvenates skin and the sexual act.


Dr. Ilias Kolokotronis