Article from OliveOilTimes.com
Researchers have found a positive correlation between following the Mediterranean diet and decreased prevalence of autoimmune diseases.
One such finding is the relationship between phenolic compounds found in olive oil and the supporting function of immune cells.
A new study published in Frontiers in Immunology found that olive oil has anti-microbial properties that work against gut pathogens, preventing colonization and allowing for the proliferation of immune function. [Read full article @ OliveOilTimes.com – By Brandi Muilenburg]