Healthy benefits

The benefits of the extra virgin olive oil are numberless and our ancestors were aware of it. The extra virgin olive oil is one of the main pillars of the Mediterranean diet and one of the most used products along the history. A flagship product in our gastronomy for it’s taste, it’s characteristics and the numerous benefits it has. Several investigations have demonstrated, that the extra virgin olive oil is a liquid gold, which benefits us both internally and externally.

The extra virgin olive oil contains a huge amount of vitamins A, D, E y K, contains also antioxidants, anti-inflammatory nutrients and is mainly compound by monounsaturated fats and oleic acid. This components grant the extra virgin oilve oil the recognition to be one of the best natural food for the prevention or even heal several diseases or pathologies.

beneficiossaludables

The extra virgin olive oil’s benefits

  • It’s high content of vitamins stimulates the absorption of minerals such as calcium, phosphor, magnesium and zinc
  • It’s effective in the digestive process, as it avoids heartborn and helps the intestinal transit.
  • Improves the blood pressure.
  • Helps to the blood glucose restrain.
  • Reduces the cardiovascular diseases risk, as it increases the HDL cholesterol, reducing the LDL cholesterol.
  • It’s huge content of polyphenols (a natural antioxidant) helps and prevents degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer and acts against aging.
  • Has anticancer properties.
  • Strengthens the immune system.
  • It is a perfect choice for the fat ingestion due to it’s monounsaturated characteristics.
  • Has direct dermatological benefits.
  • Avoids bone problems at adult age.
  • Improves metabolic functions and the brain development by stimulating the formation of cell membranes and the brain tissue.
  • Acts as an anti-inflammatory thanks to it’s component known as oleocanthal, being capable to relieve pains.
  • Can help to the weight control and even reduction due to the sensation of satiety.

It causes by it’s contribution with healthy fats.


 

The investigations about the benefits of the extra virgin olive oil, in which we actively participate, are still ongoing. Every time there are more benefits discovered of this product which delights the palate. A liquid gold born in the roots of our land to which we have so much to thank.

 


benefits