Hippocrates referred to olive oil as being the " mega healer."

Nowadays, it is confirmed by the medical science as the elixir of life, being the most important substance for human health. 

According to the International Olive Oil Board it:

Helps in the prevention of heart diseases thanks to its great content in antioxidants. Therefore, it is condusive to the increase of the "good" cholesterol (HDL) when at the same time it decreases the "bad" one (LDL).

Protects against certain types of cancer such as breast cancer, endometrium, colon, prostate, etc.

Contributes to the reduction of high blood pressure.

Helps in the treatment and slowing down of diabetes.

Is a key ingredient in the process of weight-loss.

Boosts the immune system against micro-organisms, bacteria and viruses.

Helps reduce the risk of rheumatoid arthritis.

Contributes to the proper functioning of the digestive system.

Plays a key role in the development of the embryo during pregnancy, whereas lack of it could have negative consequences on the development of the newborn. It has been confirmed that children.

Whose mothers consumed olive oil during pregnancy, develop better as regards their height, weight, behaviour and psychokinetic responses.

Helps in the preservation of vitamin E in the milk during breast feeding.

Slows down cell aging and increases the cycle of life.

Protects the skin and helps in the prevention of skin diseases such as acne, psoriasis and eczema.