Extra virgin olive oil is a natural juice or called ‘liquid gold’ full of flavor and aroma, with high vitamin A, D, K and E content. It has an anti-oxidant effect on the human body cells? 80% of extra virgin olive stimulates bone growth, and calcium absorption.
Proteins: 1gr equals 4 calories
Carbohydrates: 1gr equals 9 calories
Fats: 1gr equals 4 calories
“Sometimes it feels as though we would be better off being less healthy and enjoying life. But then, miraculously, there is olive oil. Olive oil, it seems, is the only really good food we are still allowed.”
– Mark Kurlansky from “Essential Oil,” Bon Appétit, November 2008 –
Did you know the olive oil is considered as “the beauty oil” and when used with vinegar makes the best hair conditioner?
When compared to other oils, Olive Oil is one of the most beneficial oils. The main reason for this is accredited to the fact that the olive oil has a high content of mono-unsaturated fatty acids along with a high content of anti-oxidative substances. As compared to Olive Oil no other naturally produced oil has such a large amount of mono-unsaturated namely oleic acid. Research has also shown that olive oil has provides protection against heart diseases as it helps lower the LDL that is bad cholesterol and increases HDL that is good cholesterol.
Olive Oil is also well tolerated by the stomach. It has a beneficial effect on ulcers and gastritis. It also enhances the secretion of bile and pancreatic hormones more naturally when compared to prescription drugs. It also helps in reducing the possibility of gallstone formation. Research is also on to evaluate the effects of Olive Oil in treatment of colon cancer.
The olive oil is rich in vitamins such as A, B-1, B-2, C, D, E, K and Iron, and is used widely in organic cosmetic products for all ages. Used with vinegar, olive oil it can be the best hair conditioner.