The aromatic and healthy components of the olives themselves, make the extra virgin olive oils to provide countless health benefits in a natural way. Would you like to know some of them?
According to a study carried out by the University of Granada, the daily intake of extra virgin olive oil can prevent or delay the onset of Macular Degeneration, more commonly known as Cataracts, an irreversible disease that affects more than 10% of the adult population over 50 years.
By the same University, there is a study that demonstrates that the consumption of EVOO by patients with Fibromyalgia, presents a decrease in both lipid oxidation and protein and DNA oxidation. In addition, patients show improvements in their symptoms when performing activities of daily living.
Finally, extra virgin olive oils presents numerous benefits for the skin, as it’s pretty good for solving problems of eczema or psoriasis. At the same time, it is used as a treatment for stretch marks, spots or as a simple make-up remover. In addition, it is an excellent exfoliant, mixing it together with salt and applying it with a massage on the body.