Olive Oil May Cut Risk of Ulcerative Colitis

Posted on: May 13, 2010

Two or three tablespoons a day of olive oil may help protect against ulcerative colitis, preliminary research suggests.In a new study, people with the highest consumption of oleic acid — a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid found in olive oil, peanut oil, and grapeseed oil, as well as in butter and certain margarines — had an almost a 90% reduced risk of the inflammatory bowel disease, compared with those with the lowest intake.

via Olive Oil May Cut Risk of Ulcerative Colitis.

2 Responses to "Olive Oil May Cut Risk of Ulcerative Colitis"

This articles comes at just the right time. My friend suffers from colitis and we were just talking about this.

Since it’s the Omega 9 that’s the reason for this, I should think this also applies to having a diet rich in this vitamin such as avocados, pistacchios and almonds.

Thanks for the info

This emollient-rich natural minerals and vitamins. It is also rich in polyphenols, which are presented as a powerful antioxidant. oil grape seed has anti-inflammatory effective in preventing acne. It has a high content of linoleic acid which makes your cell membrane of the skin in good condition. It is a wonderful skin emollient, especially when combined with vitamin C.

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