Thursday, June 16, 2011

Can Olive Oil Help Prevent Strokes

Yes, according to a French study reported today in Medical News Today that suggests a protective role for olive oil among older individuals. To read the full article click on: Medical News Today.

As with most such information, however, I suggest a dose of skeptical salt along with the olive oil as a good idea until the findings are proven or dis-proven through clinical trials. Still, olive oil is an enjoyable and tasty substitute for butter and most other vegetable oils. I will continue to dip my bread in it.

Bob Tell
Author, "Dementia-Diary, A Caregiver's Journal"