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Extra virgin olive oil is characteristic, in relation to the other vegetable seasoning, in addition to the fragrance of flavor,

because it has healthy properties. Therefore, it is the essential and undisputed king of the Mediterranean diet, so the Unesco has declared it: Cultural Heritage of Humanity. It is a simple pressing of olives, that hands over to the extra virgin olive oil, all its properties. The most important properties for our health are: antioxidants, vitamin “E” and polyphenols, that tackle and impede the negative action of free radicals on the cellular of our body, slowing down the ageing. Of the polyphenols, the “ortodifenols”  are the real antioxidants, anyone can perceive them, through the typical bitter and  tingling characteristic. Moreover, their massive presence to have available vitamin “E” in our body.


1) Preservation and stability of the product over time.
2) Organoleptic value (smell and flavour).
3) Highest nutritional and health value (antioxidants and vitamins increase).

The higher proportion of monounsatured fatty-acid (oleic acid) in the olive oil needs to reduce LDL bad cholesterol without reducing HDL good cholesterol, opposing the risk of atherosclerosis and heart disease. Oleic acid has a positive role to stimulate the esophageal sphincter, that is good for the reflux gastritis. Moreover, it is good for the contraction of gall bladder with benefit to prevent gallstones and to activate the bowel peristalsis. The ratio between polyunsatured fatty-acids of olive oil is similar to breast milk, therefore it is optimum.


1)  it is rich in natural antioxidants
2)  It is the only natural vegetable fat
3)  It regulates the control mechanism of the cholesterol
4)  It prevents atherosclerosis and heart disease
5)  It incites the bowel peristalsis
6)  It has an optimal balance of fatty-acid
7)  It is advised for fried foods in order to common oils


The olive oil it was always appreciated, thanks to its emollient properties and beneficial effects, for dry skin. It is also used to produce beauty products. Among the testimonies, an anti-wrinkle prescription, based on olive oil,  was found in an Egyptian tomb in 5.000 A.C. In the last years some searchers have revealed that the composition (fatty-acid) of olive oil is similar to the sebum of the skin. It is also composed of vitamin “E”, that  which protects skin from premature aging and controls the production of pigment cell. It also includes vitamin “A”, that prevents the dry skin and vitamin “D”, that allows a good intake of calcium. In addition, it contains the squalene, that reforms the skin. This skin is weakened from sunlight and  detergents.