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Olive Oil, Cardiovascular Health, and Mortality

Eating more olive oil predicts better cardiovascular health, lower mortality risk Aim for extra-virgin olive oil Olive oil is a key component of the Mediterranean diet. Observational studies and one randomized trial (the Lyon Diet Heart Study) suggest that a Mediterranean-style diet reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. A more recent randomized controlled trial (PREDIMED)…