Advertisement

2. Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Olive oil is a staple in the popular Mediterranean diet and other healthy, fat-friendly eating plans. Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits are well-established in scientific literature. A 2018 study in Clinical Nutrition reported that higher consumption of this food also correlates to a reduced risk of osteoporosis-related fractures. Authentic extra virgin olive oil is not labeled as “pure,” a “blend,” or “light.” Check for an International Olive Oil Council seal and harvesting date. Choose dark bottles as they help impede oxidation.

olives olive oil apomares / Getty Images
Advertisement

More on Facty Health

Disclaimer

This site offers information designed for educational purposes only. You should not rely on any information on this site as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or as a substitute for, professional counseling care, advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always consult with a physician or other healthcare professional.