Extra virgin olive oil is rightfully gaining traction as, quite simply, the healthiest oil. You’ve probably heard it’s good for your heart, but that’s not all. An exciting and growing area of research is how olive oil is pretty fabulous for your skin.
In Australia, where skin cancer is top of mind, perhaps the most interesting research is how extra virgin olive oil can be protective and lower your risk. Note that it must be extra virgin olive oil. That’s because it is the unrefined, pure juice of the olive that contains the special plant compounds that are proving to be key skin health ingredients.
Dr Joanna, an Ambassor of the Skin & Cancer Foundtion Inc discusses the benefits of consuming extra virgin olive oil, not only for our heart but also for our skin. Read more