Due to its vegetable origin (fruit) as opposed to animal, extra virgin olive oil has no sterols in the form of cholesterol.
Due to its vegetable origin (fruit) as opposed to animal, extra virgin olive oil has no sterols in the form of cholesterol. Both virgin and extra olive oil are rich in vitamins A, D, E and K., these favour the absorption of minerals such as calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and zinc; it is efficient for the digestive process, avoiding gastric acidity and facilitating intestinal flow. It improves blood pressure. Helps control blood glucose levels, prevents degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, contains extremely high levels of antioxidants, acts against cellular ageing, reduces the risk of contracting cardiovascular diseases by increasing HDL, or “the good cholesterol”… According to different studies, due to its fatty acids, Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the nutriment which is similar to maternal milk; have some Extra Virgin Olive Oil, your body will thank you!