Health benefits of olives and olive oil

Controlling metabolism is only one of the many benefits that olives and olive oil can bring into your life, according to recent research from Virginia University researchers. The team spent several months researching olives, making discovery of such benefit as well as learning it fights diabetes type 2.

Key Takeaways:

  • Virginia Tech research team discovered that the olives have health benefits
  • Olives may help prevent and treat diabetes
  • They’re going to research their findings on animals next

“The discovery could help improve understanding of the scientific basis of health benefits of olive products and develop new, low-cost nutraceutical strategies to fight type 2 diabete”