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Olive Oil Repairs Failing Hearts, Study Finds

For broken rat hearts, nothing beats a healthy glug of olive oil. That's what new research published in the journal Circulation found when it looked at beating rat hearts riddled with heart failure, a condition that manifests itself in humans over time when chronic high blood pressure makes it harder for the heart to pump blood, making the heart grow bigger, thicker, and less effective.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

It’s not that oleic acid is good for the heart, but that palmitic acid is bad.

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