01 IT PROTECTS THE STOMACH.
It is the kind of fat that our organism tolerates best, it reduces gastric acidity and helps prevent ulcers and gastritis.
02 IT REDUCES CONSTIPATION.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil stimulates intestinal transit.
03 IT HELPS THE PANCREAS AND LIVER TO FUNCTION CORRECTLY.
It helps to prevent kidney stone formation.
04 IT ENCOURAGES THE GROWTH OF BONES.
By helping the body to absorb calcium, it results in better bone mineralization.
05 IT FAVOURS OPTIMAL BLOOD PRESSURE.
In the Mediterranean countries where virgin olive oil is consumed, the rate of arterial high blood pressure is 10% lower than in the United States, where other oils, such as sunflower oil, are consumed.
06 IT PROTECTS AGAINST CANCER.
Regular consumption of olive oil reduces the risk of cancers such as breast cancer, endometrial/uterine cancer, ovary cancer or colon cancer.
07 IT PROTECTS AGAINST DIABETES.
The Mediterranean diet, rich in virgin olive oil, reduces the glucose level in blood by 12%.
08 IDEAL FOR THE PREPARATION OF BABY FOOD.
It has a great similarity with the fats found in mother's milk.
09 IT PROTECTS AGAINST RADIOACTIVITY.
It is a very important ingredient in special diets, such as those of astronauts, for example.
10 IT REDUCES THE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS.
Extra virgin olive oil is rich in oleic acid, which lowers bad cholesterol levels and increases good cholesterol.
11 IT DELAYS AGEING.
Olive oil contains vitamins A, D, K and E which delay the cell ageing process, and protect and regenerate the epidermis.