Using olive oil instead of butter or coconut oil will cut your saturated fat intake by leaps and bounds! Saturated fat increases inflammation and loads your body with LDL cholesterol which is bad for your heart. Here’s some more good news about using olive oil-adding it to your salad dressing and using it to cook lowers your risk of a stroke by 35%. Just 2 table spoons of olive oil a day could lower your risk for of a deadly heart disease by 44%! Contact your physician for more information on heart disease.