Although olive oil is a product that we use every day, it is not something that we usually use as a gift. However, giving extra virgin olive oil as a gift may be the best option if you take these aspects into account:
Spain is the largest producer of Olive Oil in the whole world and our exportations have been increasing year by year. Our liquid gold, as Spanish called it, is produced in nearly every region in Spain but it is in the south of Spain where it has the main production. The region of Andalusia produces around 60% of Spain’s total output. In this part of the country, you can see olive trees covering the landscape if you travel by plane or by car through their roads. A breathtaking picture.
An important nutrient
While excess fat is detrimental to our health, a certain amount is required in order for the organism to function correctly. Fats are used as a structural element in cells and, as a result, are essential for cell growth and regeneration.
The heart’s best friend:
Seventy-five percent of Virgin Olive Oil is composed of oleic acid, a substance that both helps prevent and treats cardio-vascular diseases. Its potential for reducing both cholesterol and blood pressure is beyond doubt. In other words it reduces the risk of suffering a thrombosis or heart attack. Today we are talking about the health benefits of Olive Oil.
Today we are talking about the benefits of Olive Oil. Incorporate this product into our diets is a very good habit to have a healthy life. It has several benefitial aspects to have in mind. This is a product that, according to the Predimed study, notably reduces the arterial pressure of those who consume it on a regular basis.
Other beneficial products include are fish, chicken, turkey, fruits and vegetables. In general, they are those products that are rich in potassium, such as potatoes, tomatoes, leeks, asparagus and dates. Where fruits are concerned, banana and melon are the most highly recommended.
The Internet allows us to go to so many different places that we would not have known in any other way. This is the main reason why buy Olive Oil online is the best choice we have nowadays. However, we would tell you a few more:
Know the origin
It is difficult to choose between one bottle of olive oil or another at a physical store since you do not have so much information about it. Just a few times, we could find information about the origin of the Olive Oil, besides the design of the bottle.
From where is it, how is it elaborated, which variety of olives have been used, who is behind the product… Such as our EVOO from centenary Olive Oil. Continue reading “10 good reasons to buy Olive Oil online”
We are sure that you know how many varieties of Olive Oil are and which one you should use in every case. But, do you know why the Gourmet Olive Oil is so different?
I have a friend that always tells me that we can mirror the Olive Oil ranking with Football League. They have teams in the Premier League, and others in the Second and Third Division. The same happens when we are talking about Olive Oil. In the Premier League are Olive Oils Virgin Extra, in the Second Division are Olive Oils Virgin and in the Third one are Olive Oils.
Without any doubts, the best Olive Oils are the ones that are in the Premier League (AOVE). However, some of them are about to be in the Second Division. However, others are just in their place and others play in International Competitions. These would be GOURMET Olive Oils (with International Awards).
Why are these Olive Oils different?