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Olive Oil – Why you should include it in your diet

What you eat plays a huge role in the development of weight problems and even type II diabetes. Westerners generally consume a high fat diet (high in saturated fat) and not enough good fats, which contributes to the occurrence of major health problems including obesity and type II diabetes.

Olive oil is a healthy fat recommended by many healthy eating plans. In fact, olive oil contains bioactive compounds that could provide favorable effects on insulin sensitivity. Research has shown that olive oil consumption, even in small amounts, has beneficial effects on the prevention of type II diabetes. A Mediterranean style diet supplemented with olive oil can reduce the risk of type II diabetes by up to 40%!

Dr. Arem’s Protein Boost Diet is a Mediterranean style diet that includes olive oil as one of the good fats to include at lunch or dinner time. Doing this, in addition to following the fundamentals of high protein, high fiber, and low-glycemic meals can help you reduce your risk of diabetes, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and help you with your weight loss efforts.