Extra Virgin Olive Oils

Taggiasca 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil- Delicate/Medium

Crush Date: Nov 2019
Polyphenols: 470
FFA: .05
Region: Brooks, CA

 This is a double Gold Winner at the LA International Olive Oil Competition!!  Delicate to medium intensity, this is an elegant oil with fragrant aromas of cinnamon.  It sparkles in the mouth with nuances of mint and green almond.

Great for all cooking but really lovely as a finishing oil.. its slight peppery finish complements seafood and poultry as well as vegetables.
Try it too in salad dressings and over pasta.

 

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.

  • Lowers the risk of Inflammatory and Auto-Immune Disease problems
  • Lowers the risk of Cardiovascular/Heart problems (polyphenols)
  • Assists with proper balance of LDL and HDL cholesterol
  • Digestive Tract benefits
  • Support of overall Bone Health
  • Improved Cognitive Function
  • Olive Oil is not a commonly allergenic food and is not known to contain oxalates or purines



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