Extra Virgin Olive Oil Day is celebrated annually on September 30th. For people who regularly consume olive oil, this holiday comes every day. If you are not used to adding it to dishes, it’s time to get acquainted with the benefits of this product.
Olive oil is tasty and nutritious. The beneficial properties of the product are provided by monounsaturated fatty acids, as well as polyphenols with anti-inflammatory properties. To determine the exact amount of olive oil your body needs, consult a nutritionist. The norm depends on many factors – weight, age, and degree of activity. This type of oil has been around for centuries. In the Mediterranean, it was believed that olive trees were sent to people by the gods.
- Olive oil strengthens the immune system, but we are talking about the product of the first cold pressing. In that, most of the antioxidants, as well as healthy, monounsaturated fats, lie.
- Moderate consumption normalizes the level of sugar in the body, allowing you to stabilize the condition of someone with type 2 diabetes.
- Olive oil stabilizes the work of the heart. 2 tablespoons per day is enough.
- Vegetable oil helps cleanse the liver and improve brain function.
How to take part
Buy a bottle of olive oil, but pay attention – the container should be made of dark glass, and the product must be first cold pressed. Carefully study the label, the composition of the product, and check when the crop was harvested. Also, go to a nutritionist to find out exactly how much to use.
When is Extra Virgin Olive Oil Day in 2023?
Extra Virgin Olive Oil Day is observed on September 30 each year.