Obesity is the biggest problem today and major drawback of our present lifestyle. People used to get high calorie diet resulting in an obese body figure. Obesity in no sense is beneficial, it harms like a severe disease to the body and brain. The most important thing people have to know and realize is the use of ordinary processed oil. It not only raises blood cholesterol but deposit too much fat in our body.
When these oils burn at high temperature and getting smokey they produces carcinogen which is a harmful element for health. So avoid frying food at high temperatures.
In order to avoid such health hazards, one must use olive oil. The best natural oil that leave no harm to our health. Olive oil is made by crushing and then pressing olives. Olive oil is available in different grades, according to their processing techniques. The oil derived from the first pressing of olives is of highest grade and has strongest flavor and taste. Must buy olive oil in dark tinted bottles because in this way the oil is protected from oxidation.
When exposed to sunlight it become rancid. This type of oil is also called Extra Virgin Olive Oil. This oil loses its flavor and taste when exposed to air or light.
The risk of coronary heart disease lowers if you use regularly olive oil instead of any other oil.
Olives are helpful in reducing bad cholesterol level in blood. So must eat olives and use olive oil for cooking.
Recent researches showed that olives contain a valuable ingredient "Hydroxytyrosol", that is an antioxidant and is useful and protective against;
Malignant tumors in breast, prostate, endometrium, and digestive tract. So it is useful for cancer patients as well.
USED AS A BEAUTY PRODUCT
Italian and french women used olive oil for skin massages. This effectively soften skin and leave a glowing skin. It deeply penetrate skin, moisturizes and soften tissues. Olive oil is also used in different home made skin masks due to this reason. This also proves to be a sun block. It protects skin against UV.