Higher olive oil intake associated with lower risk of mortality

Higher olive oil intake associated with lower risk of mortality.

On the 10th January a new study was published in the peer-reviewed Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The study was led by scientists at the Harvard School of Public Health who studied the health and diet of 90,000 U.S. health care workers during a 28 year period, one of the biggest studies to date. They found that those that consumed a higher olive oil intake (more than 1/2 tbsp) daily was associated with a 19% lower risk of all causes of death. The study also concluded that olive oil may have a significant impact on disease and cause-related deaths. 29% lower risk of neurodegenerative mortality 19% lower cardiovascular disease mortality 19% lower risk of cancer mortality 18% lower risk of respiratory mortality The researchers also developed statistical models to simulate what would happen if a person swapped 10g per day of margarine, butter, mayonnaise or dairy fat with olive oil. This lowered the risk of death from all causes by 8-34% The study suggests that people should "consume a more plant-based diet and prioritise fatty acids such as olive oil because they have a better nutritional composition (high in phenols and antioxidants), instead of using butter or margarines or other animal fats that have been shown to have detrimental effects for health,"  Guasch-Ferré, a senior research scientist in the Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts   Higher olive oil intake associated with lower risk of mortality https://www.instagram.com/the_governor_evoo/?hl=en The body of evidence supporting the health benefits of including olive oil in our diet just keeps growing. Head over to my socials for some plant based recipe ideas!

The Governor UK supports the Pink Ribbon Foundation

The Governor UK supports the Pink Ribbon Foundation We are really excited and proud to announce that we have partnered with the Pink Ribbon Foundation to help support those affected with breast cancer. The Pink Ribbon Foundation is  a grant making trust with a mission to fund projects and provide financial support to individuals and UK cancer charities large and small. The Grants help to relieve the needs of people who are suffering from, have been affected by breast cancer or who work to advance the understanding of breast cancer and its early detection and treatment. Lisa and her small team do a amazing job of raising awareness and funds and we are really pleased to be able to help by donating 10% of all purchases of our Premium Extra Virgin Olive oils.