Olive Oil's Health Benefits

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Olive oil, an integral part of the Mediterranean diet, has long been touted for its healthful benefits. Dr. Gary Beauchamp, director of the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, has been researching the olive oil cough. The bitterness and burning experienced by those who sip and slurp this golden elixer is symptomatic of the oil's the anti-inflammatory properties, similar to those of ibuprofen.

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