Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > Health-in-Motion 19 February 2016 Amazing benefits of olive oil Did you know that olive oil reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s disease is caused by the buildup of the protein beta amyloid in our brains. According to a study published in Scientific American, the animal test conducted has proved that oleocanthal in olive oil helps remove the protein and has the potential to improve memory and learning ability of patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Also, olive oil polyphenols, a powerful antioxidant, is found to be effective in reversing damage of the ageing process to our brains and delaying the appearance of Alzheimer’s disease. Source: lifehack.org 0 More: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical SEE: How this woman's foot fungus got out of control Mental health Do we need a break from our smartphones? Medical Can you cough up a lung? Medical SEE: Why do I get asthma when I exercise? Medical Scientists discover a possible cause for restless legs syndrome Lifestyle How being the office germaphobe is making you sick From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Live healthier Don't even bother » SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body LISTEN: Can you spot the smoker’s cough? 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work A chronic cough can be the bane of your life. Here are seven cough remedies you shouldn't waste your time with. Be in the know! » How to manage sensitive teeth 5 ways runners mess up their teeth Oral health basics: what you need to know Dr Simon Reeves talks us through the importance of oral health basics. Here’s how to care for your teeth properly.