Olive oil is the ally of our health!

It is no coincidence that the olive oil of Lesvos occupies such an important place in the Mediterranean diet. The father of medicine, Hippocrates and the greatest physicians of the time, recommended its use on a daily basis as a treatment in many cases.

Today, many scientific studies have shown that olive oil is a valuable ingredient and a powerful weapon against chronic diseases. Especially the organic extra virgin olive oil that has low mortality rates, cardiovascular disease and cancer in those who consume it on a daily basis.

Its high content of unsaturated fatty acids and its low content of saturated and polyunsaturated fats, combined with their high content of vitamin E and other antioxidants, make olive oil an excellent medicine for the treatment and prevention of diseases.

Due to its nutrients, its contribution to the prevention of cardiovascular and gastrointestinal disorders, and its anti-cancer action, the Mediterranean Diet recommends the daily consumption of 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil (180 calories).

Below we list some of the many benefits of olive oil according to scientific studies.
  • Reducing the risk of coronary heart disease, atherosclerosis and heart disease
  • Improving bowel function
  • Facilitates digestion
  • Prevention of cancer
  • Maintaining normal blood pressure
  • Reduction of gastric juice
  • Better absorption of calcium by the body
  • Balance the price of sugar and the proper metabolism of diabetics
  • Slowing down the aging process of the organism
  • Protects against the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease (oleander)
  • Contributes to the development of the brain and nervous system in infants (when consumed by the mother during breastfeeding)
  • Helps improve fatty liver
  • Helps prevent gallstones
  • Helps maintain body weight


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