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This is the vital role of water for the functioning of our organism

We all know that water constitutes the key element of life. But most of us do not know the vital role that plays the water for every organ and functioning of the organisms. The water does much more than preserving life. In reality it can improve our health, our physical condition and even our appearance. We all know that drinking of water makes us good, but did you know that the blood constitutes of water per 92%, the bones constitute of water per 22%, the brain constitutes of water per 75% and the muscles constitute of water per 75%? Also, the water:

• It constitutes the largest part of each cell in our body.
• It is the largest part of our circulatory and our lymphatic system, transferring food and oxygen to the cells and removing the waste materials.
• It helps to the cleaning of our kidneys and the elimination of toxic substances.
• It contributes to the counterbalance of electrolytes, which help to the control of our blood pressure.
• It helps to the humidification of the diodes of the eyes, the mouth and the nasal cavity.
• It preserves the body cool in hot weather and insulates the body against cold.
• It acts as an absorbent against the shocks, reducing their consequences to the organs of the body.
• It helps to the lubrication of the joints and constitutes part of the blood, sweat, tears and saliva.
• It can provide many of the trace elements needed by the body.

 

Olive Oil and Health

Olive Oil represents new health's myth and balance diet awareness; besides it is made up by ancestral component that everyone has costume and habits. All these several factors still keep validity in this wonderful product in which Greek ancestors had been baptized such as "LIQUID GOLD"; for this reason, olive oil is considered a mid half kind food and mid half kind medicine.

Olive Oil is the better fat to fries meals because it compounds a layer thicker surrounds them.  Blessing by it, meals retain its own juice and do not absorb more oil.  Even it could reach high temperatures (180°C), it is the lowest variation of heat can suffer.  In other words, it can be reuse more times than others oils. Besides, it is the vegetal oil that contributes to more several healthy factors for our health.

Benefits

  • About Digest system: 
    • Decrease acidity secretation.
    • Decrease pancreas secretory activity without affect the meal's digestion.
    • Improve gallbladder's emptiness which it avoid gallstones formations.
    • Improve intestinal absorption from several nutrients, especially, inorganic  ones, helping some diseases such as anemia (improve iron mineral absorption).  
  • About  cardiovascular system:
    • Cause total blood cholesterol decreasing.
    • LDL cholesterol (bad one) decreasing.   
    • Do not handle HDL cholesterol levels.
    • Stimulate vasodilators production( improve blood fluidity)
    • Decrease cholesterol LDL oxidation availability which avoid heart attack
    • Blood pressure decrease.
  • About rusting processes:
    • Olive oil is a great obstacle to cellular oxidation, which contributes to prevent several diseases, even premature old age. Reduced secretion of gastric acidity.
    • About diabetes sick people: improve sick lipidic profile people.
    • Allow to lose insulin daily dose because glycemia decreasing.

 

Wine and Health

Wine benefits for health has been demonstrated through the wine history.  Red wine, white wine and all of the rest kind of grapes' varieties achieve qualities throughout wine's production.

Benefits:

  • Achieve to increase high density lipoprotein level which it has a beneficial effect to our cardiovascular health, due to: 
    • Reduce cholesterol density and consequently, heart system do not overload.
    • Avoid coronary obstructions.
    • Reduce blood pressure.
    • Encourage saliva secretion helping all digest system to work correctly.
    • Control infection to urinary system.
    • Aliviar calambres musculares.
    • Counteract variz.
    • Decrease hemorrhoid risks.
    • Improve arthritis.
    • Combat allergies.
    • Decrease blood insulin levels.
    • Increase estrogen levels.
    • Improve circulation of the blood in the brain.
    • Keep a huge antioxidant potential. (eliminate free radicals which are a very important cause to old age) 
    • Help in order to avoid carcinogenic, cardiovascular and cerebral diseases.
  • Achieve to drive polyphenol actions, in which they are demostrated:
    • Control infection to urinary system.
    • Aliviar calambres musculares.
    • Counteract variz
    • Decrease hemorrhoid risks.
    • Improve arthritis.
    • Combat allergies.
    • Decrease blood insulin levels.
    • Increase estrogen levels.
    • Improve circulation of the blood in the brain.
    • Keep a huge antioxidant potential (eliminate free radicals which are a very important cause to old age) 
    • Help in order to avoid carcinogenic, cardiovascular and cerebral diseases.

Paradoxically, this beverage history produces reliable results which means in European countries such asFrancewhere is accustomed to consume one or two wine glasses per day, with a high fat diet and carbohydrates, is the place where is observed a low rate for all diseases processes before mentioned.

In order to prove conclusive results, it is suggested to consume wine no more than two glasses per day, drink at least four times a week, delight the beverage with meals and avoid them with pregnant women and children.

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Award winning wine & excelent Greek olive oil

A delightfully fresh, white wine with excellent mouth feel that “irritates” the nose and palate with exotic fruit aromas of pineapple and kiwi, and a strong backbone of citrus like aromas typical of the Roditis variety. Certain minerality comes from the typicity of the region.
Though this wine is not a wine for long aging it is a medium body young wine, very fruity and mellow. Its aroma is characteristic of the distinctive aroma of its variety and reminds of bell pepper, red fruits, honey, cocoa and coffee. A warm and velvet sensation in the mouth is harmonically “disrupted” by its round - tannins.
Cabernet Sauvignon is among the most known international varieties. OENOFOROS has planted this unique variety in vineyards in the mountainous region above the town of Aigion considering the microclimate is perfect for this variety.

A wine with fine personality like Cabernet Sauvignon showcases the Oenoforo’s ideals rich dishes with strong character. Red meats with rich sauces, game, strong cheeses and pasta with rich red and spicy sauces are just some of the dishes that would accompany them. Enjoy it at 12 - 14 °C after having remained for a while in a carafe.
Lithari is an Extra Virgin Olive Oil extracted from the famous "Koronheiki" variety olive trees.

This specific variety gives one of the best olive oils in the world in flavour and aroma.
Carbonated Orange Juice Drink (20% Natural Juice).

A traditional Greek Taste since 1950. With water from Kefalovriso Spring.
Carbonated Lemon Juice Drink (7% Natural Juice)

A traditional Greek Taste since 1950. With water from Kefalovriso Spring.
Carbonated Sour Cherry Juice Drink (15% Natural Juice)

A traditional Greek Taste since 1950. With water from Kefalovriso Spring.
The aquafer, from which is taken “ZAGORI” water – proven by special hydrogeological studies and analyses – is protected against any external influence and pollution of the environment, while its physical construction ensures the consistent quality.
The popular elegant bottle, in tones of intense deep blue which contains the Natural Mineral Water with the proportionate addition of carbon dioxide offers the special sparkling taste of Zagori, in an individual packaging.