Bellucci Premium, a producer of Italian olive oil, wants everyone to enjoy salads a little more than usual by knowing olive oil may
The monounsaturated fats in olive oil have been shown to increase the absorption of carotenoids, pigments that are responsible for the bright colors of fruit and vegetables and are connected to a variety of health benefits. Carotenoids may offer protection from cancer and heart disease and promotion of eye health.
"Mixing olive oil and salad together make for an incredibly healthy way to absorb antioxidants, and the same goes for other foods you add olive oil to and enjoy," says Susan Testa, Director of Sales and Marketing for Bellucci Premium.
Bellucci offers three different types of oil, including an organic option, with a mild peppery flavor and fruity undertones that will satisfy any palate. Bellucci Premium Toscano extra-virgin olive oil uses olives that are grown on the beautiful landscapes of Tuscan, and maintained by third and fourth generation farmers. The third type of oil Bellucci produces is the finest 100 percent Italian extra-virgin olive oil, grown in many different regions of Italy.
Source: Bellucci Premium