Did you know that the Greeks consume 25 kg of olive oil per year, compared to 5 kg in North America? Greece’s increased consumption of this healthy fat is part of why the Mediterranean diet has been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease and lowered cancer risk for those who follow it.
Lets take a closer look at the benefits of adding olives and olive oil to your diet:
1. They protect against colon, breast and skin cancer:
Olives and olive oil contain an abundance of...