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Olive oil’s newfound fame is good news since it has the highest percentage of heart-healthy monounsaturated fat of any oil. It’s also filled with polyphenols with antioxidant characteristics, natural substances shown to provide cardiovascular and anti-cancer benefits.

 

The Mayo Clinic explains why monounsaturated fat is considered a health benefit.

 

See the Olive Oil Times for a collection of articles on the healthy affects of extra virgin olive oil.