Properties of extra virgin olive oil Les Cabanes
Arbequina extra virgin olive oil is a complete, good, surprising and healthy food, a natural medicine that gives us all the flavor and nutritional properties of the olive, the fruit of the olive tree. Discover everything that the olive oil of the Juncosa Cooperative has to offer
It is well known that extra virgin olive oil has many beneficial effects on health. Different studies show that nutrients and vitamins provided by olive oil are a healthy source of natural antioxidants with beneficial properties for health. Olive oil is rich in oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat that has a very beneficial effect on cholesterol, reducing the level of it.
And if it is extra virgin olive oil, such as Les Cabanes, it is very rich in vitamin E, which protects us againts the dangerous action of free radicals, preventing the oxidation they produce in our body. So it is said that extra virgin olive oil is antioxidant.
Precisely for this high vitamin E content and its antioxidant effect, extra virgin olive oil is especially recommended for seniors because it helps in the prevention of atherosclerosis and its risks. Also it is very good for children, because the extra virgin olive oil stimulates growth and promotes absorption of calcium and mineralization, helping the growth and strengthening of bones.
The consumption of extra virgin olive oil helps digestion because it stimulates the gallbladder. Unlike other solid fats, olive oil doesn’t load the liver or pancreas during digestion and assimilation.
It also has a protective effect and invigorating the epidermis of our skin.
In short, a complete food, good, healthy and surprisingly, almost natural medicine that provides all the flavor and nutrition of the olive, the fruit of the olive tree.
The Arbequina extra virgin olive oil Les Cabanes has all these properties and also offers an acidity of less than 0.2 degrees, making it the healthiest and highest quality.