Olive Oil Protects Against Stroke

Consuming copious amounts of olive oil may dramatically reduce stroke risk for older adults, according to a population-based study. Heavy use in cooking and dressings was associated with a 41% lower stroke incidence compared with never using olive oil, Cécilia Samieri of the Université Bordeaux in France and colleagues found. The top one-third on intake by serum measures had a 73 percent lower stroke risk than those in the bottom third among older adults living in three cities in France. Read...Full Story
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