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Health Benefits

A Healthy Heart

The unique blend of healthy mono-unsaturated fats and antioxidants found in A Thousand Trees extra virgin olive oil has been proven to be good for heart health and have a positive effect on cholesterol levels, by increasing the good HDL cholesterol and reducing harmful LDL cholesterol.



A healthy diet that includes extra virgin olive oil can aid in preventing inflammation within the body. A Thousand Trees extra virgin olive oil is rich in omega-9-mono-unsaturated fatty acids and naturally contains oleocanthal, which helps to reduce inflammation.



A Thousand Trees extra virgin olive oil is rich in naturally occurring antioxidants that are essential in reducing internal cellular ageing, such as Vitamin E and polyphenols, and is one of the richest plant based sources of squalene, which is known to reduce the appearance of fine lines and strengthen the skin's collagen structure.


Weight Control

A Thousand Trees extra virgin olive oil is rich in mono-unsaturated “healthy” fats, which make you feel fuller for longer, reducing the need for snacking.


Nutritional Benefits

Incorporate A Thousand Trees extra virgin olive oil into your daily cooking to enhance the flavour of every meal and increase its nutritional value.


Myths and Common Questions


What is extra virgin olive oil?

Extra virgin olive oil is the natural juices cold-pressed from fresh olives and has the lowest acidity of any olive oil; extra virgin olive oil is the highest grade of olive oil available, promotes a multitude of health benefits, and is the only olive oil worth using.


Can you cook with extra virgin olive oil?

Absolutely, high quality extra virgin olive oil will only start to smoke at very high heats over 210 degrees Celsius. Since this is higher than the heat required for deep-frying, extra virgin olive oil is perfect for nearly all home cooking and deep-frying. If your oil ever does smoke- simply pour it out, slightly lower the heat and start over with fresh oil.


Is extra virgin olive oil good for your health?

Extra virgin olive oil is the healthiest oil choice as the natural antioxidants, phytosterols and vitamins are retained through the extraction process.