Ascolano 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Medium Intensity

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Size: Refill 25.4 oz (750ml)

Details

Crush Date   December 2023  
Olive Varietal  Ascolano
Intensity  Medium
Polyphenols   388
FFA   .26%
Region    Woodland, CA


Description 

 A Double Gold Medal winner in the prestigious California State Fair competition, this Ascolano is hailed as one the the top 2 best extra virgin olive oils in the state out of over 200 submissions!  100% hand harvested and immediately milled within hours, this exceptional olive oil tastes tropical & fruity, with notes of mango, pineapple, apricot, peach, and a touch of green herbaceousness (tomato leaf). 

Uses

This fruity oil is wonderful as a finishing oil. 

Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Here is the latest and greatest report on the health benefits of  Extra Virgin Olive Oil put out in 2023. It is full of info including busting those myths about cooking with olive oil as well as comparing it to other oils, and the cardiovascular and diabetes

benefits.Thanks to its status as a spotlight food in the Mediterranean diet, and thanks to extensive research on its unique phytonutrient composition, olive oil has become a legendary culinary oil with very difficult to match health benefits.

Polyphenols have been shown to function as both antioxidants and as anti-inflammatory nutrients in the body. The very number and variety of polyphenols in olive oil helps explain the unique health benefits of this culinary oil. Because of the high polyphenol levels, as little as 1-2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil per day have been shown to be associated with significant health and anti-inflammatory benefits.

  • Lowers the risk of Inflammatory and Auto-Immune Disease problems
  • Lowers the risk of Cardiovascular/Heart problems (polyphenols)
  • Assists with proper balance of LDL and HDL cholesterol
  • Digestive Tract benefits
  • Support of overall Bone Health
  • Improved Cognitive Function
  • Olive Oil is not a commonly allergenic food and is not known to contain oxalates or purines