NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OF EXTRA-VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
The focus on a healthy diet is particularly widespread after it was established that obesity, atherosclerosis, hypertension, diabetes, digestive problems, etc. were caused by a poor diet.
Researches on dietary habits of people where modern ills lack brought scientific attention to focus on people who live around the Mediterranean Sea, among the healthiest in the world, and their diet.
It was thus established that wheat bread and pasta, legumes, fresh fruit, fish, milk and dairy products and extra virgin olive oil as a fat condiment are a worthy diet to all mankind, not only from the point of view of taste.
The extra virgin olive oil is not only a fat with pleasant smell and taste, not only is more digestible than other dietary fats, but also has extraordinary nutritional values: in fact, has a biochemical composition similar to that of breast milk.
The extra virgin olive oil nutritional advantages are numerous by virtue of its composition: