Health Tips: Olive Oil to Help Battle Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is known to affect more than 30 million people worldwide, but prevalence of it is lower in Mediterranean countries. Why? Researchers are beginning to think the answer lies within olive oil. A natural phenolic compound known as oleocanthal has been found in olive oil. It helps clear the brain of abnormal beta-amyloid proteins implicated in the development of Alzheimer’s.