Olive oil contains monounsaturated fatty acids, or MUFAs, that reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering total blood cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels, according to Mayo Clinic. Studies show t... More »

The dietary fat in olive oil, which is monounsaturated fatty acids, lowers the risk of heart disease by reducing cholesterol, blood clotting and blood sugar levels, according to Medical News Today. People with olive oil ... More »

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Olive oil contains monounsaturated fatty acids, which lower the risk of heart disease, according to Mayo Clinic. These acids may lower cholesterol levels and stabilize blood clotting. More »

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Olive oil contains monounsaturated fatty acids, which lower the risk of heart disease, according to Mayo Clinic. These acids may lower cholesterol levels and stabilize blood clotting. More »

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The dietary fat in olive oil, which is monounsaturated fatty acids, lowers the risk of heart disease by reducing cholesterol, blood clotting and blood sugar levels, according to Medical News Today. People with olive oil ... More »

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Optimal low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels are under 100, and patients with heart disease should aim for levels under 70, according to Cleveland Clinic. Ideal high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels are 60 or... More »

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Cholesterol levels at 240 milligrams per deciliter for the total cholesterol and 130 milligrams per deciliter for low-density lipoprotein cholesterol require statins, states Mayo Clinic. Statins help to lower the blood's... More »

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