Replacing butter and other saturated fats with olive oil could reduce your risk of disease and death, new study finds

Consuming more olive oil could reduce your risk of dying from cancer, cardiovascular and respiratory disease and neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s, according to a new study from Harvard. Researchers found that people who replaced just over 2 teaspoons of margarine, butter, mayonnaise or dairy fat with olive oil had up to a 34% lower overall risk of dying.

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