Low cholesterol level, lower risk of heart disease and lower instances of obesity – these and many more are the attributes of olive oil. Traditionally a part of Mediterranean diet, olive oil has captured the eyes of nutritionists and health practitioners all over the world. Olive oil makes arteries more elastic and hence prevent heart disease, reduces blood pressure and bad cholesterol level, reduces risk of diabetes, prevents colon cancer, boosts metabolism, promotes digestion and has amazing anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties. Besides, the taste and aroma of olive oil is incomparable. Here is a list of the best health benefits of olive oil.