Why Olive Oil?

Olive oil is packed with monounsaturated oleic acid. This fatty acid is believed to have many healthy benefits The nutrients oleic acid and antioxidant oleocanthal fight inflammation. Extra virgin olive oil is full of antioxidants, and can have many positive biological effects. It lowers blood pressure, improves the function of blood vessels protects against bad cholesterol. Great for heart health! Consumption of olive oil can lower the risk of stroke. It is believed, but needs more research, that it could fight Alzheimer’s. Have joint pain and swelling from arthritis. Once again olive oil can help.

Why balsamic?

Just like olive oil, balsamic vinegar is an excellent for maintaining or lowering cholesterol levels. Because it is fat free and helps you feel fuller longer it is fantastic when one is focusing on weight loss. Balsamic are great for digestion and improve gut health because of probiotic bacteria. If you are a diabetic balsamic vinegar can help fight sugar spikes. It's also great for heart health and blood pressure.

Mediterranean diet

At the core of the Mediterranean diet lay olive oils and balsamic vinegars. It has been touted by many prestigious and well respected organizations. Check out what they have to say how this diet can be beneficial to your health!

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