Olive Oil benefits in our health

“The Olive Oil, Elixir of Youth”

The beneficial and therapeutic elements of olive oil, known and respected for thousands of years, are due to its high content of mono-unsaturated fatty acids and its high content of anti-oxidative substances.

“Mediterranean diet is the elixir of life”

Mediterranean diet is the elixir of life. This is what researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital of Boston have confirmed in their study available on the BMJ.

“Olive Oil diminishes the production of cholesterol”

Olive oil contributes to the normal function of hepatic shells, it diminishes the production of low density (“bad”) cholesterol, and augments the production of high density (“good”) cholesterol.

“Olive Oil reduces blood pressure”

The effects of extra virgin olive oil and vegetables were compared, olive oil alone was found to be responsible for the most beneficial effect in lowering blood pressure.