Olive oil has been known since ancient times. It is used for preparation in meals and also in medicinal purposes, regardless it is vehemently agreeable to have healing powers. The so-called extra virgin oil is thought to contain less fat than standard olive oil. Both sorts of oil have high content of calories and omega 6 and omega 9 aminoacids. Olive oil can be added to foods to lower the glycemic index wich is responsible for insulin levels. We should consider to store Olive oil in dark places, because this will make the oil last longer and keep it fresh all year round. In the Mediterranean Sea areas Olive oil is utilized all the time and very often added as substance to food dressings, however when exposed to fire a few minutes trans unsaturated fats can be formed.
Active substances from Olive oil have a beneficial effect our body. To name a few:
reducing the risk of stroke
better cardiovascular health and blood balance
nicer skin and healthier hair
lower cholesterol levels
A disclaimer: IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU DISCUSS ALL INFORMATION REGARDING WITH HERBS WITH YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST BEFORE ANY USAGE!
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