They say that olive oil is good, what are its benefits?

Question: Doctors always say that olive oil is very healthy, what are its benefits? Fernando (Dallas).

Answer: Virgin olive oil is the richest oil in oleic acid, which is a monounsaturated fat with a very beneficial effect on cholesterol, since it lowers the cholesterol levels – LDL (bad cholesterol) and increases those of cholesterol – HDL (good cholesterol), being adequate in the general population and especially in patients with cardiovascular problems.

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