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Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil From California Arbequina Olives

Olive Oil

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Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil can be described as an Olive Oil with a buttery flavor, grassy overtones with a hint of artichoke and black pepper. Our olive oil should be used in finishing vegetables (hot or cold) or for salads and dipping.

This extra virgin olive oil is used in the following Charleston resturants:

McCrady's, Mercatos, High Cotton, SNOB'S, Red Drum Fish, Hank's Seafood, Langdons, Sanctuary, Carolina's, The Boat House, Cypress, Peninsula Grill, Fulton Five, Mondo's, Blossoms, and Sienna's.

Cooks Illistrated recently rated the Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil the best California EVOO among the 10 California oils the magazine’s staff tasted.

Here's what the Mayo Clinic has to say about Olive Oil's health benefints:

From Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

When choosing fats, olive oil is a healthy choice. Olive oil contains monounsaturated fat, a healthier type of fat that can lower your risk of heart disease by reducing the total and low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or "bad") cholesterol levels in your blood.

In contrast, saturated and trans fats — such as butter, animal fats, tropical oils and partially hydrogenated oils — increase your risk of heart disease by increasing your total and LDL cholesterol levels.

According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), consuming about 2 tablespoons (23 grams) of olive oil a day may reduce your risk of heart disease. You can get the most benefit by substituting olive oil for saturated fats rather than just adding more olive oil to your diet.

All types of olive oil contain monounsaturated fat, but "extra-virgin" or "virgin" olive oils are the least processed forms, so they're the most heart healthy. Those types contain the highest levels of polyphenols, a powerful antioxidant that also can promote heart health.