From ancient times it is known that the oil in our diet is crucial for the health of any organization. The father of medicine, Hippocrates, and the greatest physicians of the time, Galen, Dioscorides and Diocles firmly believed in the beneficial effect on health and recommended a daily basis as a treatment in many cases.
Today, 3000 years later, modern medicine continues to recommend the widespread use of olive oil in the diet of adults and children, healthy and sick, thanks to the precious ingredients that provide health, wellness and longevity.
After many scientific studies have now shown that olive oil is a precious ingredient and powerful weapon against chronic diseases and contributes to:
The beneficial effect of olive oil due to its high content of antioxidant substances resulting function combination and effectively limit the destructive effects of free radicals, strengthening the body's defenses and fortifying the heart and blood vessels! Thus, the "liquid" gold, as used to cite Homer overflowing abundance of nutrients:
Finally it should not be omitted the fact that while the oil promotes health and wellness, its consumption should be moderated because of the increased caloric content (1 tablespoon contains 135 calories). Daily recommended as part of a balanced diet eating 2-3 tablespoons olive oil (one on the portion of our food and one on each salad).
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