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Olive oil

Many people have been trained to stay away from all oil, particularly if they are eating a low-fat diet and watching their weight. However, olive oil features monounsaturated fatty acids, which recent research shows helps protect you from the early signs of dementia that go along with aging and some diseases of the brain.

In general, the Mediterranean diet features a slightly higher percentage of fat than what most traditional "diets" recommend. But, the Mediterranean diet is really more of a lifestyle that embraces a plant-based diet and a more relaxed and less stressful way of living and eating.

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