Properties & Use
Extra virgin olive oil
Extra virgin, superior category olive oil obtained from olives and solely by mechanical means. Product of Crete, Greece. It is the key component of the Mediterranean diet and is considered to be a healthy diet product, due to its content of monounsaturated fat and antioxidants. It protects the cardiovascular system, contributes in the prevention of strokes and the reduction of high blood pressure. Also, it maintains healthy cholesterol levels and reduces the risk of diabetes. In addition, it protects us against Altzhemers desease and other neurodegenerative deseases, due to oleocanthal, a cancer preventing phenol.