Olive Oil Compounds Kill Cancer Cells

Olive Oil Compound Kills Cancer Cells

Olive Oil Compounds Kill Cancer Cells-┬áResearchers from Rutgers University have found that an ingredient in olive oil will kill cancer cells in under an hour. The researchers tested a compound called oleocanthal, a central component of extra virgin olive oil, and found that it caused the premature death of cancer cells in the laboratory by…

Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Benefits of Olive Oil Phenolic compounds in extra virgin olive oil exert powerful natural anti-inflammatory benefits for various health conditions.

By JEDHA DENING on February 19, 2016 Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) contains more than 36 phenolic compounds. Although all of the phenolic compounds in EVOO have known beneficial effects, one specific compound in particular, known as oleocanthal, has been discovered to have powerful natural anti-inflammatory benefits. In fact, oleocanthal exhibits the same anti-inflammatory response…