Our Extra Virgin Olive Oil is cold extracted which ensures the retention of all the natural nutrients and antioxidants. It is the healthiest choice for using as a cooking oil and food dressing.
Cold Extracted Extra Virgin Olive Oil is rich in Polyphenols and Antioxidants, Vitamins E, A and K, minerals such as Iron, Calcium, Magnesium and Potassium. It is also a mono-unsaturated fat, which simply means a healthy fat.
Below are some of the health benefits.
Olive Oil contains 65 – 85% monounsaturated fats – substantially higher than most other cooking oils.It raises the levels of HDL cholesterol (Good cholesterol) in your blood, that helps combat and break-down the Low-density lipoproteins (LDL) or simply put – BAD cholesterol.
The polyphenols in Extra Virgin Olive Oil are strong anti-oxidants. The anti-oxidants and vitamins help combat oxidation of body cells. When cells oxidize they AGE and BREAK DOWN. Oxidative stress in the body can lead to many forms of cancer. The use of cold pressed olive oil has been associated with reduced risks of bowel, prostate and breast cancer.
Extra Virgin Olive contains an antioxidant called tyrosol – an agent that assists insulin levels. Many other findings and studies have also confirmed then when used in a Mediterranean diet, Extra Virgin Olive oil has the lowest increase of blood sugar levels after a meal, in comparison to other healthy cooking oils.
If you include Extra Virgin Olive Oil in your diet, it will have a protective effect on your bowel and digestive system. It is easily digested and acts as a mild laxative and prevents constipation. Simply put – olive oil keeps your system well oiled.
Hair and Skin Health
Extra Virgin Olive Oil is rich in Anti-Oxidants and Vitamin E and is an excellent product to moisturize and nourish both your skin and hair.
Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Olive Oil
Oral Use Of Olive Oil
It is typically used in cooking but a spoonful of extra virgin olive oil on empty stomach multiplies the beneficial effects of this so-called liquid gold. It stirs the digestive process, fights constipation, activates the liver and gallbladder, protects the endogenous antioxidant system and has a heart-healthy effect.
Topical Use Of Olive Oil
You can mix few drops of olive oil with your favorite cream or shampoo. This oil is absorbed very easily by the skin and the scalp and helps the cells to rejuvenate.