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Clinical Efficacy of Olive Oil in Improving Body Composition and Blood Pressure in Overweight/Obese Women

Consumption of extra virgin olive (Olea europaea, Oleaceae) oil (EVOO), rich in the monounsaturated fatty acid (MUFA) oleic acid, has been shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Risk of CVD has been associated with excess body fat, and both conditions have been linked with metabolic syndrome. Use of EVOO for weight control rests on epidemiological observations that

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