Did you know Greece is the world’s third largest producer of olive oil and also the world’s largest exporter of extra virgin olive oil?
Extra virgin olive oil is derived from olive fruit.
The extraction of extra virgin olive oil does not alter the chemical nature of the oil produced.
A tablespoon contains 119 calories and 13.5 gram of fat which is 20 per cent of recommended daily value based on 2000 kcal diet.
75 per cent of the fat is monosaturated and a type of oleic acid that has been shown to decrease bad blood cholesterol.
Extra virgin olive oil is good anti-inflammatory compound which will help you heal faster and also keep pains at bay.
It protects the cardiovascular system and it has antimicrobial effect as well.