Benefits of Moroccan olive oil

Dietary fats, especially natural ones, are considered one of the most important topics that have created widespread controversy due to the health damage they cause in the human body. We mention here the fats that are extracted from animals in addition to other oils extracted from natural plants.


Many specialists emphasize the health benefits of these oils, especially natural virgin olive oil (we mean here the oil that preserved all its natural vitamins and other benefits),


Olive oil is one of the most important basic nutrients in the world, especially the people who live on the Mediterranean coast line, where health scientists confirm that these peoples are the healthiest people in the world.



Olive oil definition and how to prepare it?



 Olive oil is extracted from the olive fruit and tree, as for the method of producing it, it is a process as much as it is simple, it is also a complex process in d. Olive oil is extracted from its fruit after pressing the olives. On the other hand, this is the traditional method that the inhabitants of the Mediterranean have been using since ancient times, but now most depends on modern methods that depend on crushing the olives, due to the great pressure of the machines prepared for this, then mixing them with each other, then separating the oil from the pulp in the centrifuge. Central. Small quantities of olive pomace remain, and in the end the remaining oil is extracted by using machines and chemicals known as olive pomace oil.



Ingredients of extra virgin olive oil



Specialists advise to use nutritious extra virgin olive oil, because it contains several vitamins (E&K) as well as several healthy fatty acids.



In the following, we show you what is contained in one tablespoon of extra virgin natural olive oil



73% are unsaturated fats, or in other words, monounsaturated fats



 14% is saturated fat


13% of the daily value of vitamin A: A.


Vitamin K: 7% of the daily value.



 Olive oil also contains antioxidants that help fight some dangerous diseases.



 Morocco is one of the most producing countries of olive oil in the Arab world. At the end of 2016, the Kingdom of Morocco ranked first in the Arab world in the amount of production and sixth in the world after Spain, Italy, Greece and Turkey, with a total production of about 1,416,000 tons of Olives.



This large amount of production is due to the fact that Morocco contains more than one million hectares of olive trees planted mainly in the Jabala region, northern Morocco and the Souss region.



History of Moroccan olives



According to a study by the scientist Daniel Zohari, in which he emphasized that olive trees moved from the Levant region, the first country of this tree, to North Africa and from there to Morocco.



While researchers in the science of history emphasized that the Phoenicians were the first to introduce olive tree cultivation to Morocco, inferring the fact that olive cultivation spread in the countries to which they arrived when they controlled the Mediterranean basin to the north, east and south.



If you want to distinguish between the quality of the oil and which one is suitable for use, read the following


Good oil should always have a "pure oil" or Extra Virgin sign on the bottle.



2 - Look at the date of picking it is always on the package, it is always written on the packages of good types, in addition to many other information that is available, which gives a great possibility that the oil is of high quality.



3 - The issue of acidity in the oil must be paid attention to. Producers of good natural olive oil focus on this matter, "a good percentage is 0.2% or less." .


4 - As for the color, it should be green and tend to be golden, and it should be clear.


5- The expiration date is not a criterion for quality, because the oil may have been in the packages for a long time.

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