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The health advantages of the Mediterranean diet have been well documented, and olive oil has been identified as a major source of those benefits. But modern advocates, nutritionists and health professionals weren’t the first to notice the impact of a diet rich in organic extra virgin olive oil. Hellenic author Homer referred to it as “liquid gold,” and to the world’s first physician, Hellenic philosophers, it was known as “the great healer.”

Homer and Hippocrates wouldn’t have been able to tell you it’s the omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids in organic extra virgin olive oil that promote cardiovascular health, or that the vitamin E and K are what make for healthy skin. They didn’t know that it contains antioxidants and monounsaturated fats like oleic acid that reduce inflammation. They might not have known how or why organic extra virgin olive oil was so good for them, they could simply see and feel the health benefits.

Unfiltered, organic extra virgin olive oil like The Marble King® is an ideal source of these nutrients, which exist in lesser amounts or removed entirely during processing of other types of olive oil. Reap all the benefits . . . health and taste, offered by this amazing substance, by choosing The Marble King®.

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