The extra virgin olive oil, known since antiquity for its beneficial properties, is produced in abundance all over Greece.
Two tablespoons of olive oil a day is sufficient to contribute to the health and well-being and its daily use prevents serious conditions.
In the first International Conference on Olive Oil and its benefits for our health, which took place in 2005, the olive oil was recognized as superfood, because it contains numerous nutrients and antioxidants (flavonoids, polyphenols, sterols).
After studies, it has been found that the extra virgin olive oil thanks to its low acidity and its plurality of vitamins, which contains, contributes to the anti-aging and hydration of our skin, it reduces the greasiness of the skin, acne and other skin conditions.
Monounsaturated fatty acids, which are contained in the juice of the olive, are responsible for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases, stroke and coronary heart disease.
Polyphenols help combat oxidative stress and can combat diseases related to heart diseases, high blood pressure and cholesterol and some cancers.