Yesterday we participated with our Dop Marchese di Canossa to the event at the headquarters of Confagricoltura – Rome entitled “Olive oil: the pleasure of well-being.” There were about thirty producers and we were able to taste all the excellent extra virgin olive oils of the various Italian regions. There has been talk of the countless varieties of olives in Italy, the need to defend and pass on our heritage and, above all, the extra virgin olive oil characteristics that we often forget as consumers: it is effective in the prevention of arterial disorders and heart, lowers the level of cholesterol in the blood, has an anti-aging function as it is rich in vitamin E, beta-carotene (provitamin a) and antioxidants, such as phenolic compounds. It protects against decalcification and osteoporosis and has an effective preventive action against breast cancer and those of the gastrointestinal tract.
So the important thing is to protect and to know what we eat, and the extra virgin olive oil has the characteristics that increase both the pleasure and our well-being.
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