Dehesa Andaluza Aceite de Oliva Virgen Extra ECOLÓGICO
DEHESA ANDALUZA · Aceite de Oliva Virgen Extra ECOLÓGICO
DEHESA ANDALUZA · Aceite de Oliva Virgen Extra ECOLÓGICO

That the Mediterranean Diet was declared Intangible Heritage of Humanity on November 16, 2010.

That olive oil is a staple in the MEDITERRANEAN DIET as it is its main source of fat.

That by its content of vitamin E and the antioxidant effect of this on the cell membranes, olive oil is especially recommended for children and seniors. Its Vitamin E prevents oxidation of LDL cholesterol, which results in the appearance of atheroma or atherosclerotic plaques. These plaques impede the proper flow of blood through the arterial system. Eg, if it appears at coronary arteries, it can lead to myocardial infarction.

That its polyphenols with antioxidant action prevent cellular aging, and prevent the formation of cancerous substances.

That its monounsaturated fats lower than their levels of LDL-cholesterol or bad cholesterol.

That in diabetics, consumption of Extra Virgin Olive Oil helps lower blood sugar levels, thus requiring lower doses of insulin.

That it facilitates the hepatic synthesis of bile salts from cholesterol, thereby preventing excessive cholesterol and aids
digestion of fats.

That it lowers the acid attack to the esophageal mucosa, and graduates and slows stomach emptying into the duodenum, decreasing gastric acidity, which reduces the risk of gastric ulcers.

That contributes to better bone calcification, avoiding bone problems in adulthood.

That its level of fatty acids amply satisfies all nutritional requirements.

In summary, the beneficial effects of olive oil on the body are:

· Reduces LDL ("bad") cholesterol and raises HDL ("good").
· Increases the antioxidant capacity of cells.
· Lowers blood pressure and improves vascular reactivity.
· Stimulates mechanisms that reduce the risk of cancer.
· Reduces the risk of vascular thrombosis.
· Regulates the immune system and reduces inflammation.

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