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Olive Oil Benefits: Prevent Cancer

Olive oil may be the answer to fighting off one of America's leading cause of deaths.

Oleocanthal, found in extra-virgin olive oil, kills some cancer cells completely—without hurting healthy cells—in under an hour, according to a Rutgers U. study

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The tests were done on cells from living animals, not on the animals themselves, so still no ETA on when testing might begin on something with a pulse.

In the meantime, you can’t go wrong getting plenty of healthy inflammation- and heart- disease-fighting olive oil: “I recommend two tablespoons a day,” says Jim White, R.D.


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