Virgin olive oil made by the Loiu Steakhouse and Cider House.

Virgin Olive Oil

The importance of oil for health and the preparation of our dishes

The best oil extracted from the 10 varieties of olive trees from the Loiu steackhouse and cider plantation

The importance of virgin olive oil and its current diffusion are due to the discovery of the multiple benefits. Therefore, it is not a coincidence that virgin olive oil forms a basic part in the so-called Mediterranean diet,since it has a balanced percentage of healthy components, what:

  • Facilitates digestion
  • Delays cellular aging
  • Delays the formation of cholesterol
  • Stimulate the development celebrate

Why is virgin olive oil so revered?

The degradation temperature of olive oil molecules and the consequent production of harmful substances is much higher than in oils extracted from other products. It is this characteristic that makes virgin olive oil one of the most suitable for cooking, not to mention the magnificent properties of raw olive oil:

  • Reduces the percentage of LDL cholesterol
  • Reduces the risk of occlusion of the arteries
  • Reduces blood pressure
  • It reduces the level of sugar in the blood.
  • Increases the secretion of bile.
  • Increase the contribution of vitamins A, D and E.
  • It facilitates the absorption of other vitamins.
  • Prevents arteriosclerosis
  • Prevents myocardial infarction.

Olive oil through civilizations

The olive tree has found its ideal habitat in the Mediterranean basin. Its origin dates back to 6,000 to 7,000 years, being spread through the years by Greeks, Phoenicians and Romans, today the olive tree has spread across all continents. Since ancient times, the olive tree has been of great importance in the Mediterranean peoples until it is considered sacred. The oil extracted from its fruits is used not only as food but also for religious, medicinal, cosmetic and fuel purposes.The olive tree is an evergreen tree, changes each leaf towards 3 or 4 years and lives in moderate climates, many specimens are millennial.
For all this, the Loiu steackhouse and cider offers the possibility of demonstrating the production of virgin olive oil extracted from its own olive trees

Virgin Olive Oil

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