What is Extra Virgin Olive Oil Anyway?

Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) is pure olive juice passionately referred to over thousands of years as “liquid gold” and it is a healthy fat obtained from the olive, a traditional Mediterranean tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. EVOO is produced by pressing whole olives picked during an early harvest (first and second harvest) usually… Continue reading What is Extra Virgin Olive Oil Anyway?

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Oleocanthal an Antioxidant found in EVOO kills cancer cells!

It is interesting to note that oleocanthal is a polyphenol found in EVOO and not all varieties contain this amazing antioxidant. Olivar Santamaria PICUAL contains over 450+ in polyphenols including oleocanthal with the highest count found in this variety compared to the rest of the olive oils on the market.