The recent report laid by a new research claims that a cup of coffee prepared with olive leaf extract may help in combating obesity.
This finding employed the usage of rats who consumed a high carbohydrate, high fat diet for eight weeks until they developed signs of metabolic syndrome.
Following which they were fed with coffee fortified with olive leaf extract for a further eight weeks which resulted in having an improved condition of cardiovascular, liver and metabolic signs.
Lindsay Brown of University of Southern Queensland, stated that the olive leaf extract helps in causing a weight loss due to its anti-inflammatory properties, as stated by the Sydney Morning Herald.
However studies in this respect are being done that claims of investigating the important role of inflammation in causing fat storage and olive leaves lowering the impact.