Olive oil is rich in monosaturated fat which makes it better than other oils. Monosaturated fat helps reduce the amount of bad cholesterol in the blood while increasing the amount of good cholesterol. Good cholesterol protects the heart and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease
Research shows that chemical sugar substitutes like aspartame may have adverse effects on health like gene damage, increased cancer risk and birth defects. Opt for a natural substitute like stevia that is made from the leaves of stevia plant. Stevia extracts are a low fat, low carbohydrate, all natural alternative to sugar and are extremely helpful for diabetics and the weight conscious.