INCREASES “GOOD” CHOLESTEROL (HDL) LEVELS
HEALTHY HEART – PROTECTION FROM CANCER - ANTIDIABETIC
The consumption of Extra Virgin Olive Oil is associated with an increase in life expectancy due to its high content in phenols, tocopherols, pigments, triolein, squalene, phytosterols, aroma and flavor compounds.In general, the antioxidants contained in olive oil prevent cell destruction. They also help to protect the arteries—and healthy arteries keep arteriosclerosis, coronary disease and even cancer at bay. A key anti-inflammatory compound in Extra Virgin Olive Oil and in edible olives is hydroxytyrosol. Extensive research has found that hydroxytyrosol contained in Extra Virgin Olive Oil possess antioxidant, antimicrobial, and antidiabetic properties. It provides protection against heart disease and plays a role in preventing or slowing the growth of tumors.
STRONG IMMUNE SYSTEM
A daily intake of Extra Virgin Olive Oil helps to strengthen the immune system and may reduce the risk of rheumatoid arthritis. Although the mechanism involved is not yet clear, the role of polyphenols in Extra Virgin Olive Oil appears primordial.
STRONG BONE STRUCTURE
Extra Virgin Olive Oil affects the development of the central nervous system. This is particularly important to young children. It also helps the development of a strong bone structure in children and helps to prevent calcium losses in adults.
A PHYSICAL ANTI - INFLAMMATORY
Olive oil contains oleocanthal that has the same anti-inflammatory properties as ibuprofen.
Olive oil increases the production of peptides which support healthy digestion. It is very easily absorbed by the human body, which also leads to the efficient absorption of vitamins and polyphenols.
Olive oil contains fat-soluble vitamins, such as A, D, E and K. These help to protect against free radicals and cell oxidation, which can lead to premature aging.
A TASTY WAY TO CONTROL WEIGHT
Extra Virgin Olive Oil isn’t just extremely nutritious; it also helps to awake our senses by triggering beloved memories from our infancy stage. At the same time, its full taste creates a feeling of satisfaction, which helps to control weight.