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Name: Don Giacomo Classification: extra virgin olive oil (Conventional) Production Area: Troina (EN) Cultivar: Biancolilla - Cerasuola - Nocellara dell'Etna Acidity: 0,2 - 0,4% Colour: green-yellow Smell: prevalent smell of hay, thistle, caper and almond Taste: spicy
The transformation and conservation of "Don Giacomo" oil is identical to "Gran Conte's" organic extra virgin olive oil. Even the organoleptic quality must have the same parameters. The production method is conventional.
The diet model proposed by the "Mediterranean Diet" contains few saturated fatty acids, is rich in complex carbohydrates and fibers, has a high content of monounsaturated fatty acids that derive essentially from the intake of olive oil. Extra virgin olive oil plays a key role in the prevention of cardiovascular risk factors such as dyslipemias, hypertension, diabetes and obesity and, consequently, in the primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease. In addition, there is evidence that suggests a possible preventive role of olive oil towards certain types of neoplasm and, in particular, breast cancer. The extra virgin olive oil becomes, therefore, a real "elixir of long life" because, thanks to the important patrimony of substances with high antioxidant action, it prevents and fights many chronic diseases that manifest themselves with advancing Some years. Rich in just the right amount of unsaturated fatty acids, with a high percentage of oleic acid and an optimal ratio between oleic and linoleic acid, as required by modern dietetics, virgin olive oil contains a myriad of minor constituents, but not for this less important, which carry out various and very important protective actions, especially antioxidants, against our body. Defining virgin olive oil simply as a "condiment" can certainly appear reductive since its nutritional properties and its beneficial effects go far beyond those attributable to the individual components that characterize it. It can therefore be said that extra virgin olive oil represents a natural "functional food", or a "nutraceutical", benevolently offered to us by nature to protect our organism from the continuous offenses to which our hectic life, on a daily basis, exposes.
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