Can Extra Virgin Olive Oil have an effect on mental health conditions?
Recently, much attention has been given to the beneficial effects of natural products on human health due to their high efficacy and low adverse effects. Among them, polyphenolic compounds are known as one of the most important and common classes of natural products, which possess multiple range of health-promotion effects including anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities. A plethora of scientific evidences has shown that polyphenolic compounds possess beneficial effects on the central nervous system¹. Chlorogenic acid, present in olive oil, is known as one of the most common polyphenolic compounds and its potential neuroprotective effects of chlorogenic acid have been highlighted in several in vitro and in vivo studies.