The Olive - Nature’s Ancient Source of Health and Wellness
Give your immune system the boost it needs to protect itself from microorganisms, bacteria and viruses1 with Grampians Olive Co.’s range of organic cold pressed extra virgin olive oils. Inherently rich in both monounsaturated fats and anti-inflammatory properties, organic cold pressed extra virgin olive oil is also nutritionally acclaimed for its high antioxidant content which together all contribute to a healthy functioning immune system.
Naturally extracted from ‘nature’s ancient source of health and wellness’, the olive tree, organic cold pressed extra virgin olive oils predominately consist of oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat which research has shown can improve the immune system’s function. It also contains ‘essential polyunsaturated fats’, linoleic and linolenic acids such as Omega-3 fatty acids and Omega 6 known to decrease heart disease risk and lowering blood cholesterol levels.
Organic cold pressed extra virgin olive oils are also recognised for their ability to reduce inflammation as well as decrease the proteins and genes that promote the growth of inflammation thanks to a compound called oleocanthal. Discovered by American scientist and biologist, Doctor Gary Beauchamp, oleocanthal, naturally found in organic cold pressed extra virgin olive oil was the equivalent to approximately 250 mg of ibuprofen in vitro 2.
Packed full of antioxidants as well as vitamin E which reduces free radical damage and slows the aging process of cells, organic cold pressed extra virgin olive oils also contain vitamin K known to play a role in blood clotting, bone metabolism and regulating blood calcium levels.