Alzheimer’s: How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Prevents Brain Plaques and Preserves Memory – Newsweek

According to Newsweek, scientists have identified Extra Virgin Olive Oil as the ingredient in the Mediterranean diet that protects the brain from cognitive decline. A second phase of the research seeks to test the hypothesis that Extra Virgin Olive Oil can reverse cognitive decline.

Source: Alzheimer’s: How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Prevents Brain Plaques and Preserves Memory

At the moment, this research is on mice rather than humans. This adds to the scientific evidence about the benefits of both Olive Oil and the Mediterranean Diet. [open links to see detailed evidence]

Remember, apart from a healthy diet, regular excercize, low alcohol intake, stress management and regular sleep are also important to your well-being.

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