The extra-virgin olive oil has a lot of beneficial properties such as:

  • Reduction of oxidation of LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) and of the risk of atherosclerosis
  • Increase of HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol)
  • It contains omega-3, involved in the decrease of the triglyceride levels
  • Reduction of platelet aggregation and of the formation of trombi
  • Reduction of blood pressure
  • Antioxidative properties with a reduced risk for the formation of free radical reactions and other associated diseases (cancer, atherosclerosis, hypertension, premature aging and degenerative diseases)