American College of Cardiology recommends olive oil as a heart-healthy food
A group of doctors and medical researchers have backed olive oil as a heart-healthy food, while raising concerns about fad diets and the use of coconut and palm oils.
A new analysis of nutrition studies voices support for olive oil as a heart-healthy substitute for butter, while urging consumers to avoid coconut and palm oils.
"The evidence base for olive oil is the most comprehensive, with clear evidence for a beneﬁt in cardiovascular risk reduction." - Journal of the American College of Cardiology