Tag: Olive oil

14 September, 2017 Extracts, Olive

The olive tree, a plant with a lot of potential for Nutraceuticals.

The Nutraceutical Industry is booming. More and more studies support the efficacy of natural dietary supplements in preventing, and even treating, certain diseases. The growth of this sector require to invest in research, train experts and offer products with high functionality. In this sense, the olive is an ideal ingredient but its potential is still […]

10 July, 2017 Extracts, Olive

Properties and benefits of the Hydroxytyrosol from olive trees

Hydroxytyrosol is the main antioxidant of virgin olive oil and, therefore, a potent free radical scavenger. As free radicals are the precursors of many health problems, numerous scientific studies have shown that the consumption of olive polyphenols, and especially Hydroxytyrosol (HTY), promotes positive health effects.