I prefer olive oil to any other oils out there. It’s good to know, that it’s not only perfect addition to any dish, but also a great health protector.
Did you know that people from the Mediterranean area, whose diet involves the use of plenty of olive oil, have lower expectations of suffering from heart diseases, high blood pressure and stroke? That happens because this amazing oil lowers the levels of the LDL cholesterol, the bad one, and at the same time it doesn’t alter the levels of the HDL on, the good one, keeping our heart safe and decreasing our blood pressure.
Olive oil is rich in antioxidants and monounsaturated fatty acids. The phytonutrient in olive oil reduce the risks of inflammation, decreasing the risks of cancer and its recurrence. The antioxidants contained can help fight off and repair some of the damage that free radicals can cause. Plus, it is our perfect beauty friend. The antioxidants contained in olive oil can fights the signs of aging and gives us a more youthful appearance.
Olive oil moisturizes and softens dry skin. It heal damages of the skin, reduce wrinkles and improve texture. Using olive oil as an after-shower conditioner will help you moisturize the hair and give it a healthy skin.
100 gr of olive oil have 884 kcal, 0 mg of cholesterol and 0 gr of sugar.