Olive Oil

Olive Oil

Benefits

  • The mono-saturated fats in it prevent cholesterol deposition on artery walls, hence protect the cardiovascular system
  • Rich in antioxidants and Vitamin E (skin health)
  • Contains polyphenols the prevent cancer

nutrition facts

Per tablespoon

  • Kcal: 130
  • Fat: 15g
  • Protein: Trace Amounts
  • Carbohydrates: Trace Amounts
  • Fiber: Trace Amounts

Watch out for:

Using olive oil in salads (without cooking) is a great way to absorb the nutrients it packs. As cooking at very high temperatures may destroy them.