The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Analysis reports that the daily consumption of 20gr of the analyzed olive oil sample (Green from Greece) provides 13.5mg of hydroxytyrosol, tyrosol or their derivatives (>5mg) and consequently this olive oil belongs to the category of oils that protect the blood lipids from oxidative stress according to the Regulation 432/2012 of the European Union.
Total of analyzed compounds (index D3): 674 mg/Kg
Report Olive oil as medicine: the effect on blood pressure
Mary Flynn, PhD, RD, LDN and Selina Wang, PhD
The olive oil protects against: Heart Disease, Atherosclerosis, High blood pressure, Colon cancer and stomach. It helps in the absorption of calcium for maintaining Bone Mass (Osteoporosis). It contributes effectively in all diets with reduced fat. Monounsaturated fatty acids containing (oleic acid) reduce LDL and increase HDL (cholesterol kinds). Antioxidant elements contained neutralize free radicals which are the main cause of aging and the appearance of some kinds of cancer. Yet countless cosmetic applications for face, hair and body.