Protects LDL-Cholesterol from Oxidative Stress
The Greek Olive Estate proudly brings together an age old fruit with modern experience and technology to present Drop of Life, a Healthy Extra Virgin Olive Oil from a naturally evolved olive variety Naturally High in Polyphenols and with a low acidity.
“The consumption of olive oil polyphenols contributes
to the protection of blood lipids from oxidative stress” – EU Health Claim
A well balanced early harvest olive oil, with grassy aromas, medium fruit intensity and bitter, spicy lingering taste. Daily consumption of two tablespoons (20g) required for the benefits of Health Claim to take effect.
Polyphenols are nature’s antioxidant and are accredited with the majority of health benefits associated with Olive Oil. For health benefits commonly associated with Olive Oil read more…
Polyphenols: 1000+ mg/kg (using NMR)
Variety: Olympia (a.k.a Nemoutiana)
Harvest Season: October – November
We make a Health Claim on our olive oil approved by the European Union that most olive oils simply cannot make. Our Olive Oil has a very high level of Polyphenols. Much higher than tha usual Extra Virgin Olive Oils you can find which have an average Polyphenol count under 250mg/kg.
Healthy EVOO falls in the same category as all EVOO’s with one key difference. It’s high level of naturally occuring Polyphenols.
Extra Virgin Olive Oils smoking point is at around 200 °C. Until olive oil starts to smoke there is no concern apart from the loss of some taste. Frying breaded items (highest temperature required) is at approximately 175 °C. By starting with a healthy olive oil, your dish will be more nutritious than if you cooked with something else. (e.g. Butter)