since ancient times. Its beneficial health properties were confirmed by modern research, in addition to its chemical properties to improve health.
Olive oil is effective in reducing the risk of cancer in the first place and secondly according to recent studies that can be consumed for a longer life and can help in protecting the lungs of air pollution.
Air pollution is a modern problem that goes on especially in large cities. Factories and cars have great invest in it and our health are at risk for high blood pressure, risk of stroke and heart attack. The American Heart Association suggests that even low exposure to air pollution can increase heart problems.
Polluted air can download regular breathing and can pose any kind of clogged arteries that can cause various problems of the cardiovascular system.
On the other hand investigations of the Agency for Environmental Protection made a test of whether some kind of oil can provide protection against air pollution. In the research groups taking supplements had different types of oils, such as olive oil and fish oil before being exposed to polluted air. The results showed that to protect themselves from air pollution that needs to consume olive oil. People in the group consuming fish oil showed no signs of improvement and the group that consumed olive oil had seeped blood vessels and clotting.
There are several reasons why olive oil has the power to protect us from air pollution. First oleic acid in olive oil has anti-inflammatory effects that prevent blood vessels leading to contamination. Olive oil production increases protein that prevents blood clot. The effect began 20 hours after the test. Olive oil also helps to improve blood flow and blood pressure in situations where contamination is not present. It is confirmed that the oil helps in reducing cholesterol and thus is preventing the accumulation of fat in the arteries which are associated with long pollution.
Researchers at the EPA studies indicate that not to do further research on this topic in order to discover the long-term effects of olive oil.