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Benefits of the extra virgin olive oil

The Extra Virgin olive oil, raw or heated  is the best fat for our nutrition, not only for its flavour and taste but also for its properties; in particular, the acidic composition where the monounsaturated fatty acids are predominant as well as the vitamin E, the provitamin A and the antioxidants.

Here 10 good reasons why we should use olive oil:

1 . It is the most powerful antioxidants existing in nature
2 . It helps the circulation and it is good for your heart
3 . It regulates blood pressure
4 . It metabolizes lipids and carbohydrates
5 . It reduces sugars and fats in the blood
6 . It reduces cholesterol and it eliminates free radicals
7 . It eliminates the sleepiness and reduce the need to sleep - thanks to the vasodilator and blood fluidifying action, it improves the oxygen supply
8 . It boosts the immune system
9 . It has a potent antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal
10 . It is diuretics and it detoxifies the body.

Benefits of Extra Virgin olive oil in the circulation:

The diet rich in animal fat increases the amount of cholesterol in the blood, one of the major cause of cardiovascular diseases. Vegetable oils have protective action instead.
Moreover, compared to other vegetable oils the extra virgin olive oil is natural and healthier because it is the only oil produced by the simple squeezing out of the fruit. Instead, the seed oil is produced using special equipment and chemicals such as butane, propane and hexane.

The extra virgin olive oil used as an antioxidant and anti-radical :

The presence of tocopherols and polyphenols give to the extra virgin olive oil an important role in the antioxidant and anti (free radical) action, reducing cellular aging.

Digestibility of extra virgin olive oil:

A significant peculiarity of the olive oil is the fragrance that it gives to the dishes; this increase the desirability of food and it promotes digestive secretory stimulations facilitating the digestion. Food prepared with extra virgin olive oil has excellent gastric and intestinal tolerance. In fact, olive oil protects the mucous membranes and prevents the effects of hyperchlorhydria, reducing the risk of gastric and duodenal ulcers.

The olive oil is also a laxative, more efficient without food and it helps to correct chronic constipation. It also has a protective effect against the formation of gallstones thanks to the activation of bile flow and an increase in high-density lipoprotein (HDL).