Researchers have found an effective new treatment for hyperlipidemia with oleanolic acid (OA), a natural compound found in olives (Olea europaea).
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What are some of the plausible effects on our health?
The health benefits of olives— and associated natural products such as olive oil—have long been recognized and touted by proponents of the Mediterranean diet.
However, little was previously known about what specific compounds and biochemical interactions in the fruit contribute to its medical and nutritional benefits such as weight loss and prevention of type 2 diabetes.
Dr. Mercola, March 21, 2016
Olives are one of those wonders of nature that are easy to take for granted, yet deserve special attention. Technically a fruit, olives belong to the group of “drupes,” which are fruits with a pit or stone.