It’s the only vegetable oil that should be consumed raw without suffering any chemical processes before.
As it is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids and it can support high temperatures with less degradation, is one of the healthiest fats.
Since ancient times, olive oil has been plenty used in cookery, specifically in traditional Mediterranean diet.
It’s well known, traditional Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of heart disease. Quality Extra Virgin Olive oil has a major role in this action. In fact, monounsaturated fatty acids in the quality olive oil help reduce LDL – Bad cholesterol and increase HDL – Good cholesterol.