On Jun 16, 9:43*am, sf <s...@geemail.com> wrote:
> Gleaned from the morning news...
> Adding olive oil to your diet may reduce your risk of stroke, a new
> study suggests.
> Researchers found that older people who used olive oil intensively --
> meaning they regularly cooked with it and used it in salad dressing --
> were 41 percent less likely to have a stroke than those who rarely
> consumed it.
According to the text, the benefit may be due to a substitution
effect, olive oil replacing more harmful fats. In that case, pills as
a supplement won't work. (The study was done in France. The French eat
lots of butter.)
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