With a very low acidity of 0.26 our oil significantly exceeds the requirements under EU law for Extra Virgin Olive Oil and demonstrates that the inherent goodness of the oil has been preserved during harvest and extraction all the way to your bottle.
Claims for the health benefits of following a Mediterranean diet include prevention of metabolic syndrome and lower risk of cardiovascular disease and reductions in harmful cholesterol. Studies have shown that oleocanthal, a polyphenol found in extra virgin olive oil, has the potential to reduce cognitive decline that comes with aging. Polyphenols, powerful antioxidants found in extra virgin olive oil, also help to combat the oxidative stress associated with aging.
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