Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Did you know the olive oil you buy may actually have an impact on your health? It’s true! Extra virgin olive oil gives you significant health and longevity benefits that other types don’t. The three main types of olive oil are: refined, virgin, and extra virgin. Extra virgin is the least processed of the three, because it is extracted using natural methods and standardized for purity. This allows extra virgin olive oil to be rich in disease fighting antioxidants and possess a wide variety of health benefits like: 

  • Possess anti-inflammatory properties
  • Boosts health of hair and skin
  • Protects against type 2 diabetes
  • Boosts cardiovascular health
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Improves cholesterol levels
  • Promotes healthy metabolism

The health benefits of extra virgin olive oil are proven and unmatched. So the next time you’re at the grocery store, try picking up a bottle, your body will thank you!

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