The Health Benefits
3Olio Terre di Trente Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a first run/cold pressed olive oil, 100% organic and unfiltered with an acidity level of less than 1%. This makes it a true extra virgin oil with all its related health benefits.
* A 1995 study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that women who consume olive oil more than once a day are 25 percent less likely to develop breast cancer than women who consume olive oil once a day or less.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
To qualify as extra virgin, the olive oil has to have an acidity lower than 1% at the time of bottling. This oil is rated 100% digestible vs. 83% sunflower, 57% sesame, 36% corn oil.
Commercial Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Can still qualify as ‘extra virgin olive oil’ with 30 times less ‘extra virgin’ olive oil - and without the medical benefits.
Olio di Sansa
After first pressing, a chemical is applied to the remaining ‘first run’ pulp. This chemical reaction extracts a much greater quantity of oil, that is because the chemical dissolves the oil inside the kernel. Used for canning tuna fish.
Reprinted from Beyond Health® News