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28-Year Study Reveals Olive Oil Stops Cancer Deaths

Healthy Fats in Olive Oil Benefit You

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.” –Harvard Gazette


Roeder A., “Olive oil consumption lowers risk of premature death, study suggests“. Harvard Gazette, 2022 January 14.

Guasch-Ferré M., Li Y., Willett W.C., et. al. “Consumption of Olive Oil and Risk of Total and Cause-Specific Mortality Among U.S. Adults“. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 2022 Jan, 79 (2) 101–112.

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