I didn’t believe it but I finally had the chance to taste olive oil enriched bar of dark chocolate ! It was delicious. Last year a small randomized trial was published suggesting that this olive oil enriched dark chocolate bar may improve endothelial function.
The dark chocolate bar contains as much polyphenols as in two glasses of wine or one cup of green tea. There are Dutch and Swedish cohort studies using olive oil with dried apples and olive oil with chocolate as done in The Spain study above. Both of these studies were small
Although it was a small study I was impressed with this unique idea. This should be the beginning of long list of ideas of adding olive oil to certain other foods, There are many ideas to come