Organic practices, estate grown, Greek and Spanish olives, picked and pressed at the orchard within hours of harvesting, bottled in light resistant green glass, and lab tested results showing some of the highest polyphenol content there is. Phenols are the most effective cancer fighting agents found in food, and they taste a bit peppery in the throat, making this EVOO a truly medicinal food. It contains every essential fatty acid your body needs to utilize minerals, neutralize environmental toxins, reduce inflammation, and make balanced hormones.
Studies show that polyphenols are powerful antioxidants. In this role, they prevent or reverse damage in your cells caused by aging, the environment, and your lifestyle. Over time, this damage is linked to an increased risk of many chronic diseases.
Why You Need Polyphenols
A lack of polyphenols isn’t associated with specific side effects. But they’re regarded as “lifespan essentials” for their potential to reduce your risk of chronic diseases.
Studies show that people who have polyphenol-rich diets — consuming more than 650 milligrams per day — have lower death risks than those who get less than 500 milligrams per day.
Polyphenols help protect your body by:
Research shows polyphenols can help manage blood pressure levels and keep your blood vessels healthy and flexible, promoting good circulation. They also help reduce chronic inflammation, another risk factor for heart disease.
Lowering Your Diabetes Risk:
Polyphenols can reduce and help control your blood sugar levels. They also stimulate your body’s release of insulin, a hormone that signals your body to use sugars efficiently. These effects can lower your insulin resistance — a condition where your body doesn’t respond properly to the hormone. Explanation courtesy of WebMD.com