Made from Estate Arbequina olives, this certified olive oil is of mild intensity with a balanced flavor of both green and ripe olives. It has a nutty, floral, peppery taste with hints of cinnamon, and an aroma of fresh green apples. A harmonious and versatile oil, it is an ideal everyday oil, use for sauteing and baking, in salad dressings and marinades, and for dipping and drizzling. Pairs well with all balsamic vinegars.
Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Thanks to its status as a spotlight food in the Mediterranean diet, and thanks to extensive research on its unique phytonutrient composition, olive oil has become a legendary culinary oil with very difficult to match health benefits.
Polyphenols have been shown to function as both antioxidants and as anti-inflammatory nutrients in the body. The very number and variety of polyphenols in olive oil helps explain the unique health benefits of this culinary oil. Because of the high polyphenol levels, as little as 1-2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil per day have been shown to be associated with significant anti-inflammatory benefits.
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