Extra virgin olive oil has a superior quality as the extraction of the olives is done using natural methods. This variety of olive oil contains no more than 0.8% acidity, which gives the oil a fruitiness superior taste. It’s golden color from the highest quality mature olives gives this oil a vibrant taste that will potentiate the taste of your food while improving your health. Extra virgin olive oil is perfect for seasoning salads and pasta, cooking delicious tapas and everyday cooking.
Why extra virgin olive oil is healthy?
Extra virgin olive oil is known for its healthy properties such as reduction of risk factors of coronary heart disease, the prevention of cancers, and alterations of immune and inflammatory responses. About 75 percent of the fat from extra virgin olive oil is monounsaturated, which is a type of oleic acid that has been demostrated to decrease total blood cholesterol. The closest oil to this levels of monounsaturated fat is canola oil with only around 60%.