Our extra virgin olive oil is obtained from the fruit of the olive tree by only mechanical or other physicists procedures, in controlled temperature conditions, without causing disturbance and whitout any treatment than washing, decantation, centrifugation or filtration.
Olive oil present in the Mediterranean diet as one of its main components, has shown many beneficial health properties, mainly due to its high content of compounds called polyphenols, which have a great antioxidant capacity and are responsible for its high stability and its peculiar flavor. Antioxidants reduce the oxidation and cellular damage. The health effects of olive oil depends on the amount of polyphenols it contains, for this reason, it is important to use extra virgin olive oil (not refined oil ), which is the least processed and has been pressed once. It also contains monounsaturated fats, which are healthy fats , associated with a lower risk of coronary heart disease, and is rich in vitamin E, A, D and K.