Palermo Extra Virgin Olive Oil
The first olive tree was planted in Palestine- the Holy Land- as this tree is considered one of the major crops in Palestine. Olive planting is characterized by the fact that it is a rain-fed not irrigated agriculture and it does not use chemical fertilizers.The extra virgin olive oil is extracted from the first oil squeeze and its acidity rate is less than 1/100.Diets high in extra virgin olive oil, including the famous Mediterranean diet, are associated with a lower incidence of atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease, and certain types of cancer, according to many large reviews of clinical studies.
Supports Brain Health
The brain is largely made up of fatty acids, and we require a moderately high level on a daily basis to perform tasks, regulate our moods and think clearly. Like other sources of healthy fats, olive oil is considered a brain food that improves focus and memory.Olive oil helps fight age-related cognitive decline because it protects against inflammation, oxidative stress and ADDLs, proteins that are toxic to the brain that can trigger dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
Great for Boosting Skin Health
Diets high in healthy sources of fat can help counter the harmful effects to our skin from exposure to toxicity, free radicals, UV light damage, and inflammation-causing poor diets or food allergies.As a high source of vitamin E and other antioxidants, olive oil can also help hydrate skin, speed up wound healing, and help fight infections or hormonal imbalances that can lead to acne, eczema and other skin conditions, making extra virgin olive oil a home remedy for acne and natural eczema treatment.