THE TOP 4 HEALTH BENEFITS OF EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
1 CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH: Extra virgin olive oil does not contain trans fats – which are fats that can be damaging to your heart health.
2 WEIGHT CONTROL: The Mediterranean dietary pattern, which includes extra virgin olive oil as the main fat, has been associated with a lower Body Mass Index (BMI) and reduced levels of obesity.
3 INFLAMMATION: Extra virgin olive oil contains several bioactives that can slow down inflammation, including oleocanthal (unique to extra virgin olive oil) which has been shown to work in a similar way to ibuprofen.
4 PROTECTION FROM AGEING: Extra virgin olive oil contains high levels of natural antioxidants such as vitamin E, which can help prevent cell damage caused by free radicals.