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EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL – A Way of Life

Extra Virgin Olive oil has always been strongly associated with the daily life and dietary habits of Mediterranean cultures.  Over the past few decades its popularity has grown far beyond the sun-drenched regions of Southern Europe to every major continent.  The secret of its success is understandable. olive oil’s numerous benefits, uses and universal appeal, including cooking, religious rituals, ancient traditions, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics make it, in our opinion, one of nature’s greatest gifts.

In the writings of Hippocrates (460-370BC), the father of modern medicine, he references using olive oil over sixty (60) ways, from medicinal uses to personal cleanliness using pure olive oil soap.  From the Minoans to modern times, olive oil has been used as a nourishing moisturizer and nutritional mask for skin and hair.

 

 

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ORGANIC PRODUCTION OF OLIVE

 

The olive is engaged in a “natural tree” with a tremendous historical, economic and environmental importance, so it is deeply rooted in traditional practices of each producer. It is perfectly tied to environmental policy for sustainable development of agriculture. Further enhances the multidimensional role of agriculture by offering products whose output value is not measured in money alone. Instead, the tree is increasingly valued for its historical importance, its contribution to the beauty of the landscape, biodiversity, environmental protection and healthy diet of modern man.

Those involved in the chain of production and marketing of olive products give more and more importance in the above image of the olive tree. They firmly believe that the quality of elaioproionton can be better, by focusing on growing and using methods that are environmentally friendly.

Organic olive cultivation based on the grove soil rejuvenation methods, recycling of by-products and other available organic materials and reproductive and environmental protection. It is the oil production process aimed at production of a high quality oil, free from agrochemicals residues, undermining the health and reduces the contamination of soil agrochemical, water and air. It helps to maintain the diversity of valuable plant and animal genetic material.

 

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The nutritional benefits of olive

The ancient Greeks considered the olive as a symbol of goodness and kindness, and even today, the branches of the olive tree symbolizing peace. The tree is grown for many years, and many parts are used for their benefits. Olives, olive oil, elegant wood and even leaves. It grows in subtropical regions in the United States, Latin America and especially in the Mediterranean.

The fruit of the olive tree is green and fleshy and converted to black-purple when fully mature, except for some varieties remain green even when mature and some are made of copper. When the olives ripen, leaves and oil. From a health standpoint, the black olives are greater than those of green olives, and have an increased mineral content.

The european EUROLIVE study (The effect of olive oil consumption on oxidative damage in European populations) presented in 2006, documented evidence for the protective role of phenolic compounds in olive oil. The experiments of this study performed in 200 healthy volunteers from all over Europe and have shown protection against oxidative stress, then daily consumption of 25 ml of olive oil rich in phenolic compounds (virgin olive oil).

Specifically, an increase in HDL (good cholesterol), and reduced lipid markers of oxidative stress after three virgin olive oil consumption. In addition, the same study showed a decrease in DNA oxidation indices in the order of 13% – a rate comparable to the Dietary pleonmektimata olive!

  • Olives contain very few carbohydrates and are rich source of monounsaturated fatty acids (oleic acid).
  • The content of olive sodium are high.
  • It is a rich source of vitamin E, as they contain mixed tocopherols.
  • The olives are rich in minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper and selenium.
  • The oil contains many unique phenolic and aromatic compounds, such as oleuropein and flavonoids. Other nutrients, such as proteins, vitamin C, vitamin K, histidine, isoleucine, leucine, phenylalanine and methionine are present in small quantities in olive oil.

 

 

The nutritional value of olive

  • Olives contain linoleic acid, which is very beneficial for nursing infants. The inefficiency associated with certain skin diseases and developmental problems in infants. Breastfeeding mothers, be good to include the olive fruit in their diet.
  • Chlorine containing, can improve liver function, helping the body to effectively eliminate waste from the body.
  • Vitamins A, D, E and K, contained in the olives, assist bone growth in children and adults.
  • The characteristic flavor and aroma of olives comes from the presence of polyphenols. Polyphenols are beneficial against cancer and also have significant anti-inflammatory properties. • Vitamins A, D, E and K, contained in the olives, assist bone growth in children and adults.
  • The characteristic flavor and aroma of olives comes from the presence of polyphenols. Polyphenols are beneficial against cancer and also have significant anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Vitamin E and other antioxidants found in olives, reduce the risk of destruction of the cells and inflammation.

Dietary pleonmektimata olive!

  • Olives contain very few carbohydrates and are rich source of monounsaturated fatty acids (oleic acid).
  • The content of olive sodium are high.
  • It is a rich source of vitamin E, as they contain mixed tocopherols.
  • The olives are rich in minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper and selenium.
  • The oil contains many unique phenolic and aromatic compounds, such as oleuropein and flavonoids. Other nutrients, such as proteins, vitamin C, vitamin K, histidine, isoleucine, leucine, phenylalanine and methionine are present in small quantities in olive oil.

 

 

EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL – A Way of Life

Extra Virgin Olive oil has always been strongly associated with the daily life and dietary habits of Mediterranean cultures.  Over the past few decades its popularity has grown far beyond the sun-drenched regions of Southern Europe to every major continent.  The secret of its success is understandable. olive oil’s numerous benefits, uses and universal appeal, including cooking, religious rituals, ancient traditions, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics make it, in our opinion, one of nature’s greatest gifts.

In the writings of Hippocrates (460-370BC), the father of modern medicine, he references using olive oil over sixty (60) ways, from medicinal uses to personal cleanliness using pure olive oil soap.  From the Minoans to modern times, olive oil has been used as a nourishing moisturizer and nutritional mask for skin and hair.

 

 

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