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“The Governor”™ and your health
“The Governor”™ was scientifically tested in March 2014 at the University of Athens and compared with the results of 700 other olive oil samples, from 30 different olive varieties.
150 of the comparative olive oil samples originated from countries outside Greece, specifically: USA ( California ), Italy, Spain, Croatia, Tunisia, Cyprus, France, Argentina, Chile, Morocco and Israel.
The results were impressive.
The oleocanthal and oleocein concentrations in “The Governor”™ are 7 times higher than the average of the samples and the highest value recorded among all commercially-available bottled oils since 2009.
Oleocanthal, oleocein and other elements present in “The Governor”™ olive oil present important biological activity, and are related with anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and neuro-protective benefits.
The total hydroxytyrosol derivatives are 61% higher than the stipulated European regulation.
The daily consumption of 20g is known to protect the blood lipids from oxidative stress.
2014 Athens University evaluation of “The Governor”™ polyphenol content vs. average levels in extra virgin olive oils:
“..we can certify that “The Governor” is an extremely rare extra virgin olive oil that stands out from the usual oils…
It is an oil highly recommended to all consumers looking for olive oil with enhanced properties for health protection.”
Prokopis Magiatis, Associate Professor, Athens University Faculty of Pharmacy.
Benefits of Olive Oil
Research has shown that the traditional Mediterranean Diet rich in Olive Oil aids in the control of Cholesterol levels, hypertension and thereby reduces risk of heart disease.
Olive Oil contains a high level of monounsaturated fat known as Oleic acid and have proven to be an anti- inflammatory agent for the body.
Daily consumption of 1-2 tbsp of Olive Oil is recommended for adults. Apart from these know health benefits; Olive Oil is also a good nutrient for our skin and hair.