Health Benefits

Explore olive oil’s many health benefits.

The beauty of the olive orchard is another benefit of olive oil. Geoff, one of the founders of Showa Farm, walks in his orchard where crimson clover covers the ground between the trees.

Environmental and Health Benefits of Olive Orchards and Olive Oil

GeoffNov 5, 20233 min read
Research shows health benefits of olive oil, especially extra virgin olive oil. Also, traditional olive orchards significantly reduce atmospheric CO2.
Green olives hang on olive branches in the sunlit olive grove.

28-Year Study Reveals Olive Oil Stops Cancer Deaths

GeoffJan 8, 20231 min read
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the world. As we all know, a healthy diet is key to preventing a devastating diagnosis. Extra virgin olive oil has long been associated with lowering the chances of dying from cancer. Most recently, in 2022, a Harvard University study found that people who consume at least 1.5 teaspoons of olive oil per day have a “17% lower risk of cancer mortality.”

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