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Olive Oil, A Gift Given Decades Back Iran, Syria and Palestine was where the Mediterranean olive was native from 6000 years back and then from there, it spread to the Mediterranean basin. It is one of the earliest known cultivated trees and it is further restated in the Bible wherein an olive leaf was that which a dove brought back to Noah, as an indication the great flood waters were abating. The olive tree thrives best in a sunny position and climate but a rocky subsoil suits it well. For its durability, olive wood is valuable and is crafted into many items such as gourmet cooking utensils. It is reported that the olive trees on Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, are over 2000 years old, which means that the olive tree lives very long even though it experiences a slow growth. The Bible passage of “the fruit thereof shall be for meat, and the leaf thereof for medicine,” is commonly believed to be referring to the olive tree because olive leaves are silver gray-green, and possesses the health qualities of “olive leaf extract” which is pressed from them. In the 1960’s researchers reported that oleuropein, which is a bitter substance extracted from olive leaves, lowers blood pressure in animals, which causes immediate medicinal interest in the olive leaf. For the Minoan Kingdom, the olive is believed to be a source of wealth while in Egyptian tombs dating back as far as 2000 BC, olives have also been found. Many religions and cultures, such as the case wherein the Greeks spread the usage of olives to the Romans who, in turn, spread it across their vast empire, is advocating the use of olive oil. The fact that olive oil is anointed to the early Greek Kings and was also used to anoint winning Olympic athletes is only saying that olive oil is recognized for healthy benefits for both the inner and outward body.
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Since olive oil also helps to assimilate vitamins A, D and K in the human body, some research indicates extra-virgin olive oil is the most digestible of the edible fats. The slowing down of the aging process and helping liver, bile, and intestinal functions are some of the benefits that is included in consuming olive oil. Cold pressed olive oil which destroy vital nutrients, is a pressing process requiring no heat or chemicals. The best to use for cooking a healthy cuisine is generally this olive oil since this olive oil oil is valued for its culinary attributes and organoleptic virtues, these being: flavor, bouquet or aroma, and color.The Beginners Guide To Oils (Getting Started 101)