Ingredient in Olive Oil Kills Cancer Cells

ingredient in olive oil found to kill cancer cells

Hippocrates said, "Let thy food by thy medicine." Looks like he was right. By now, most people think of the Mediterranean diet and pure extra virgin olive oil as part of a healthy lifestyle. We know that antioxidants are supposed to be good for us. But did you know that an antioxidant in EVOO (the real stuff) can kill cancer?

Researchers at Rutgers and Hunter College in New York have found that a chemical in extra virgin olive oil, oleocanthal, also known as "stinging oil aldehyde," breaks down cancer cells in as little as 30 minutes without harming healthy cells.

Read the original article on this amazing discovery here!


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