Great benefits of olive oil

13 marzo, 2019

Our olive oil Alto Olivar, has a series of properties and benefits that will allow you to lead a healthier life, consuming higher quality food and very nutritious.

Here we leave some of the most special ones that will make you decide and become a regular consumer of olive oil:

Improves the immune system

Having a strong immune system is key to enjoy good health, it is necessary to combat viruses or bacteria that could harm our body. The antioxidants of «green gold» help to improve the immune system and, in this way, prevent diseases.

Reduce the cholesterol

In addition, olive oil helps protect the body from bad cholesterol or LDL, and the phytosterols it contains increase HDL, which helps balance cholesterol. This causes a reduction of cardiovascular diseases and arteriosclerosis.

It could prevent mental deterioration

Because of its high content of monounsaturated healthy fats, olive oil could delay or prevent mental deterioration which is linked to mental illnesses such as Alzheimer’s.

Strengthens the immune system

The immune system is very important for health, since it is responsible for acting against viruses, bacteria and other microorganisms that can cause diseases.

Decrease blood pressure

Only three tablespoons of olive oil daily can help lower high blood pressure levels. This is due to the healthy fats that olive oil possesses and which could help reduce diastolic and systolic blood pressure.