Researchers at the University of Cordoba in the Maimonides Institute for Biomedical Research of Cordoba IMIBIC and the Reina Sofia University Hospital in Córdoba are proving the beneficial effects of olive oil in patients with metabolic syndrome, with very good results.

We assessed a diet rich in virgin olive oil was more beneficial to the body than another in which olive oil was used in refined percentage. With the first, the cells lining arteries were more protected against inflammations, origins of cardiovascular problems.

In addition, phenolics extra virgin olive oil have, in addition to anti-inflammatory properties as described by this team, other antioxidants and anti-tumor.


Instituto Maimónides de Investigación Biomédica de Córdoba