Protective effect on coronary artery disease

Exclusive olive oil consumption has a protective effect on coronary artery disease; overview of the THISEAS study.

In this Hellenic case-control study conducted in Greek adults (consecutively enrolled 1221 adult patients with coronary artery disease and 1344 adult controls), exclusive olive oil consumption was associated with 37 % lower likelihood of developing coronary artery disease.

Public Health Nutr. 2016 Apr;19(6):1081-7. doi: 10.1017/S1368980015002244. Epub 2015 Jul 30.