Olive oil: influence and benefits on some pathologies

Auteur(s) :
Zamora Ardoy M., Banez Sanchez F., Banez Sanchez C., Alaminos Garcia P.
Date :
Mar, 2004
Source(s) :
AN MED INTERNA. #21:3 p138-142
Adresse :
Servicio de Farmacia Hospitalaria, Hospital La Inmaculada, Huercal-Overa, Almeria. pacoba@supercable.es

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[Article in Spanish]-english

The olive tree has been one of the agriculture bases in Mediterranean countries with a great economic and social significance. The oil derivative from it fruit can be classified in different kinds according with their quality, being the highest exponent the so-called pure olive oil that contribute in unquestionable benefits for the maintenance of health, illness prevention as well as a better evolution when the illness is present. There are some studies that prove these benefits in pathologies like cancer specially breast and stomach cancer (colon, endometrium and ovary cancer too). Gastrointestinal pathology like peptic ulcer, cholelithiasis and gastric mobility. Rheumatoid arthritis decreasing it development risk and improving it evolution. Diabetes mellitus increasing insulin sensibility and decreasing blood pressure and atherogenic lipoprotein.

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