Current Nutrition & Food Science, 6(4): 227-232.

Author(s): Nadia Sabatini and Enzo Perri.

Abstract: Olive oil, the major source of mono-unsaturated fatty acids in the Mediterranean basin, appears to be protective against various human diseases including cancer. Recent studies have reported that major and minor components of olive oil can significantly counteract carcinogenesis in mutant cells by activating specific metabolic pathways involved in the apoptosis.

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