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Olive Oil and Artery Function



Does extra virgin olive oil have the same adverse effect on arterial function as refined oils and animal fats? Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s free nutrition newsletter and …

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  1. I tried the vegan keto diet for 3 weeks and totally regret it. Making oils the base of daily consumption is the worst thing you could do. So happy to be back on my regular vegan diet that is full of nutrition following Dr. Greger's daily dozen! Also, I've eliminated oils completely. 2 meals a day- a big bowl of oats with lots of healthy fruits, nuts and seeds toppings and a salad for lunch with beans, greens, cruciferous and 1 other veggie with balsamic vinegar or a lentil soup with veggies is perfect. Don't need oils for anything! No trans fats yay 🙂

  2. Dr Garth Davis just said on instgram that olive oil is good for you and that vegans saying it's bad is hurting veganism because of misinformation. Im beginning to think the guys a joke

  3. He never once mentions olive oil is a fat bomb. Liquid fat. You want to see the results look at all the fat balding Italian and Greek grannies who have to shave their moustache. There's your future if you drown your food in this liquid fat.

  4. A very important piece of information is missing from this video….Vogel tested the effects of three different meals on a group of 10 volunteers who had normal cholesterol levels. One meal consisted of canola oil and bread. Another was olive oil and bread. The third meal was a piece of salmon. All three meals contained 50 grams of fat. The arteries didn't constrict much after the salmon meal. After the meal containing canola oil, they constricted slightly, reducing blood flow by 11%. After the olive oil and bread combination, however, blood flow plummeted 34% — exactly the effect that Vogel had seen in previous research after volunteers ate a Big Mac with fries. HOWEVER ….Vogel's own research, in fact, has shown that when olive oil is combined with foods rich in antioxidants, such as vegetables, the vessel-constricting effect disappears. All you have to do is combine olive oil with red wine vinegar, which is loaded with the same antioxidants found in wine, and it appears you can prevent the deleterious effect on blood vessels.

    Plus other results indicate an overall risk reduction of all-cause mortality (11%), cardiovascular mortality (12%), cardiovascular events (9%), and stroke (17%) when comparing the top versus bottom third of MUFA, olive oil, oleic acid, and MUFA:SFA ratio. MUFA of mixed animal and vegetable sources per se did not yield any significant effects on these outcome parameters. However, only olive oil seems to be associated with reduced risk
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25274026

  5. What about medium chain triglycerides, doc? Butyrate or butyric acid (C-4) produced by good gut bacteria from the fibers we consume has been know to be beneficial to health; so does C-8 (caprylic acid) beneficial in similar ways? You said that a bit of added oil is needed to guide the oil soluble nutrients from vegetables into the blood to protect the arteries; so would MCT oil on salads do the same?

  6. Your studies are bogus and fake! Look who funds the study… people against olive oil.

    A better study would be to find out if olive oil is real or not since alot of it is diluted with other vegetable oils which is probably what there using in these studies.

  7. does impair endothelial function mean the same thing as it clogs arteries. I'm concerned if olive oil, more specifically EVOO, will contribute to clogging of the arteries.

  8. Olive oil is the most fraudulent oil on the market! Why don't you do a video on what type of olive oil is real olive oil! Cold-pressed and virgin! That would help us more

  9. people swearing by vegan-ism… if Vitamin K (sourced from plants) is used in the body for clotting blood and you move to a diet in constant excess of this surely this puts a higher risk of heart disease?…. also the sun is the source of all life, surely we could just rely on the suns energy? no..why? because we dont have the mechanisms for converting that energy, plants do but specifically in a way for plants (not brains/complex systems)….. travelling animals eat these plants vastley and have body systems designed to convert and engineer the incoming energy for supporting say the classifications of a mammal…. this process from sun to the mammal chemically takes a lot of work/converting that the human body is not sufficient/unable in doing therefore to rely on plants is stupid…. and to state that in ancient times we wouldnt have access to this and that and who the fucks waiting months on a cabbage?….. there wernt no b12 supplements then…. and in the course of evolution our bodys have adapted to dealing with these diets of complex intakes meat and plant alike… it is the artificial changes to food that brings problems and plant foods are not exempt from these changes

  10. Dude all of these studies what the hell do you do you give people a cup of olive oil to drink or whatever? If not how do you know if it's the actual olive oil that does the damage and not other ingredients in that meal?? And ever heard of MODERATION?? If I eat 1 kg of broccoli won't I have digestive issues ?? 50 g of olive oil per day is what should be consumed max according to Drs in S. Europe!! You overload those patients with oil and then oooh olive oil is the devil!! Veggies neutralise the damage but you even bitch about adding extra virgin olive oil in SALADS in the whole food plant based diet ?? Mediterran diets are rich in WHOLE grains ??? Have you even been to Italy or Greece?? Whole grain pizza, carbonara and gyros anyone? And let's not forget brown rice risotto, huh? You'd invent pretty much everything to prove you're right!

  11. Olive oil has no taste! Just try tasting it alone you'll see…..it only adds fat to your body, is highly processed, and it does not make food taste better.

  12. I never really understand what he is saying und would like to have alsways a short explanation for dummies and what I consequently should do or stop to do. 🙂

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