An assortment of heart-healthful foods, including whole grains, soup, vegetables, olive oil, and herbs, is shown against a wooden counter backdrop.
NHLBI in the Press
After reviewing decades of data from 90,000 health professionals, researchers found adults who consumed more than a half-teaspoon of daily olive oil were less likely to die early. Similar associations followed simulations of swapping olive oil for margarine, butter, and mayonnaise.