Tagged: extra virgin olive oil


The olive oil polyphenols

The extra virgin olive oil, consumed along with a Mediterranean diet, is beneficial for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Numerous studies demonstrate the anti-inflammatory power of polyphenols that help protect against atherosclerosis. In addition, olive oil is rich in oleic acid (C18: 1). It is a monounsaturated fat (MUFA) cardiosaludable, increasing HDL (good), without increasing the total cholesterol. Its therapeutic...


What is extra virgin olive oil?

It is the juice of the olive natural. For this, we choose the best quality olive newly picked from the tree, to which they are subjected to mechanical pressure or by physical means to extract the precious “liquid gold”. The extra virgin olive oil is the king of olive oils. Their organoleptic (smell, color and taste) and their antioxidant capacity...


Why you should always buy Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

In the market there are 3 types of olive oil: a. Extra Virgin Olive Oil: It comes from healthy olives, is its natural juice obtained solely by mechanical, without any ingredients. Suitable for all uses: eaten raw, fried, sauces, salads, etc.. b. Olive Oil: is a blend of virgin oil and refined oil. Refined oils come from olives damaged, usually...