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‘Olive oil prevents brain cancer’

OLIVE OIL… A compound found in olive oil may help to prevent cancer developing in the brain. 

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A compound found in olive oil may help to prevent cancer developing in the brain. Research into oleic acid — the primary ingredient in olive oil — has shown how it can help prevent cancer-causing genes from functioning in cells.

The oily substance — one of a group of nutrients known as fatty acids — stimulates the production of a cell molecule whose function is to prevent cancer-causing proteins from forming.

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