Enjoy Extra Virgin Olive Oil
We enjoy it when...
|We give pleasure to our senses... Just like an excellent extra virgin olive oil can fascinate your sense of smell and palate.|
|We improve our quality of life... Just like extra virgin olive oil can improve your health.|
|- We pass on our best traditions... Just how extra virgin olive oil makes us feel when we introduce it to other cultures.|
|We take care of our people... Just the way we care for them when we consume their extra virgin olive oil, thereby investing in them.|
|We contribute to conserving the environment and natural heritage... Just as when you consume our extra virgin olive oil, helping us to ensure our fields continue to be cultivated.|
Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Health
Scientific studies have shown that Extra Virgin Olive Oil has strong anti-oxidant effects, lowering harmful cholesterol (LDL) levels, regulating blood pressure and reducing the risk of heart disease. When oil is extra virgin, you are also consuming a natural product that contains no additives or preservatives.
Beneficial Effects of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Circulatory system. Its high polyphenol content makes it an excellent anti-oxidant. It helps to prevent circulatory and cardiovascular diseases, regulating cholesterol levels. Studies show that Extra Virgin Olive Oil in combination with a Mediterranean diet can reduce the risk of suffering a serious cardiovascular disease by 30%.
Digestive system. It encourages a smooth digestion and improved absorption of vitamins and minerals, and does not make you feel overfull after meals.
Skin. It protects and tones skin thanks to its vitamin E content.
Effects on bones. It stimulates growth and helps with calcium absorption and bone mineralisation due to its oleic acid.
The best oil for cooking. It can withstand temperatures of up to 180ºC, meaning it can be reused several times.
Mediterranean diet. Extra Virgin Olive Oil is one of the key ingredients in the Mediterranean diet, which has been proven to reduce obesity, to help prevent some types of cancer, to reduce cholesterol and to increase life expectancy.