Say to all those people you see in traffic. You know it to be true. Whether on your pizza crust or in your salad. A little bit of olive oil can explode flavor in the simplest of meals.

By assisting with maintaining healthy cholesterol levels, olive oil reduces the chances of stroke and other heart related risks. The essence of olive oil helps prevent breast cancer by its makeup of vitamins, minerals, and collection of antioxidants.

Here are some characteristics to look for :

  • Polyphenols (Antioxidants) – more is better
  • Free Fatty Acids (FFA) – less is better
  • Peroxide (Oxidation) – less is better