Olive oil is a type of oil derived from olives, the fruits of the olive tree. Extra virgin olive oil is the least processed and is widely regarded as the healthiest type of olive oil. It is extracted naturally and standardized for purity as well as certain sensory qualities such as taste and smell. Olive oil is high in monounsaturated fats and has trace amounts of vitamins E and K. Here are some amazing health benefits that olive oil (extra virgin) is said to possess:
- May help fight inflammation
- May reduce blood pressure
- May prevent unwanted blood clotting
- May help fight cancer and alzheimer’s disease
- May help promote weight control
Extra virgin olive oil is extremely versatile and can be used in a wide range of recipes, from baked goods to stir-frys, sautéed vegetables, salad dressings, and more. Our olive oil (extra virgin) is made from olives and is free of hazardous pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers.
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