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Does olive oil reduce cholestrol?

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Saurabh Bajpai
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Olive oil is rich in unsaturated fat and has been shown to increase your good cholesterol (HDL) and lower your bad cholesterol (ldl).
It does not mean that you can replace olive oil with your other oil and constantly eat fried/greasy food. The liver will see this as just a mass input of fat and eventually this will be detrimental to your health. You should visit your pcp and come up witha a plan.

In brief: Yes

Olive oil is rich in unsaturated fat and has been shown to increase your good cholesterol (HDL) and lower your bad cholesterol (ldl).
It does not mean that you can replace olive oil with your other oil and constantly eat fried/greasy food. The liver will see this as just a mass input of fat and eventually this will be detrimental to your health. You should visit your pcp and come up witha a plan.
Saurabh Bajpai
Saurabh Bajpai
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Olive oil

It is better for you than saturated fats which are fats that are solid at doom temperature to use as a substitute in the diet.

In brief: Olive oil

It is better for you than saturated fats which are fats that are solid at doom temperature to use as a substitute in the diet.
Dr. Howard Rubin
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