Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 28, 2013
Bellucci Premium responds to an article that details the benefits of olive oil and the Mediterranean diet, plus how to choose the right type of olive oil.
According to a Common Sense Health article published on September 25th titled Extra Virgin Olive Oil Health Benefits, organic olive oil has many health benefits, including being a healthy oil to cook with.
The article explains how the Mediterranean diet has been proven to have many health benefits. This is partly due to the presence of extra virgin olive oil, monounsaturated fats and omega-3 fatty acids in the diet. The article goes on to say, Plus, extra virgin olive oil, when eaten raw, has a wonderful flavor that can enrich salads, pasta, bread, fish and more.
Extra virgin olive oil is a staple in the Mediterranean diet and has the most heart-healthy monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acids and anti-inflammatory polyphenol antioxidants of any oil, says the article. The other benefits of olive oil include its anti-clotting properties, ability to lower blood cholesterol, reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer, and more.
Choosing the right type of olive oil is important. The article explains the types of olive oil on the market and the best ones to choose: