Scientific Evidence of the Benefits of the Olive Oil Minor Components
There are various disagreements about fats in the diet.
But, pretty much everyone agrees that olive oil, especially extra virgin, is good for health.
Here are many health benefits of olive oil that are supported by scientific research.
olive oil is rich in monousatured oleic acid, which is believed to have many beneficial effects.
Apart from its beneficial fatty acids, it contains minor components such as phytosterols, carotenoids, tocopherols and hydrophilic phenols.
These compounds offer antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti bacterial proprietors for the oil, which may be the main reasons for its health benefits.
Sameh Ben khedir had done her Ph.D in 2016 from Faculty of Medicine.
Her area of Interest includes Pharmacology and Histology.
She has established a patent research entitled "Wound Healing, Antibacterial, Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidant Properties of Pistacia Lentiscus Fruit Oil".
Her work is published in reputed International journals.