EFSA Approved Health Claims

MUFA & PUFA Related Health Claim: CORONARY HEART DISEASE... ''Replacing saturated fats in the diet with unsaturated fats has been shown to lower/ reduce blood cholesterol. High cholesterol is a risk factor in the development of coronary heart disease” Alpha-Olenic Olive Oil is not only high in unsaturated fatty acids but in many bio-active phytochemicals which, research strongly suggests, help to prevent and treat chronic inflammation, oxidative stress and high LDL blood cholesterol.Whilst there is a plentitude of research and information on potential health benefits of Olea Europaea products regulatory bodies have the important job of making scientifically sure that the public consumers of ‘health’ product are safe.

Polyphenols In EVOO: OXIDATIVE STRESS: ''the polyphenols in olive oil helps to protect blood lipids from oxidative stress” Alpha-Olenic Olive Oil 30 Early Harvest has twice the amount of these specific polyphenols required for this health claim.

Unsaturated Fats: HIGH LDL CHOLESTEROL “Replacing saturated fats in the diet with unsaturated fats contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels. Oleic acid is an unsaturated fat.’ Alpha-Olenic Olive Oil is over 65% Unsaturated Fats.

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