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Good, fresh, authentic, and pure extra virgin olive oil is one of Mother Nature's most delicious and nutritious marvels. We all know that consuming high-quality, healthy fats like pure olive oil is one of the most effective ways to maintain a lean and fit body. That's because healthy fats like olive oil help you feel full longer and balance your hormones.

Also, when you replace carb calories with healthy fat calories, you help stoke your body's fuel-burning engine to burn more fat, including fat reserves around your stomach, glutes, hips, legs, and other problem areas.

Moreover, studies show that pure, authentic extra virgin olive oil also helps ease inflammation … protect against heart disease, stroke, and certain cancers … soothe achy joints … lower blood pressure and bad (LDL) cholesterol.

However, you gain these benefits only if you and your family are consuming pure, authentic extra virgin olive oil.

And That's the Problem!

If you buy your olive oil in a local supermarket or gourmet store, prepare to be shocked. As documented by several of America's most respected scientific journals and media sources, odds are you are buying fraudulent, adulterated, stale, and even rancid olive oil.

For example, independent tests at the University of California, Davis, have discovered that 69% of all store-bought extra virgin olive oils tested are fake!

The New York Times reports that “50 percent of the olive oil sold in America is, to some degree, fraudulent.” This includes many well-known and expensive brands. “American grocery stores are awash in cheap, fake ‘extra virgins,’” says The Wall Street Journal. CBS News adds: “Consumers who think they're buying one of the healthiest foods on the planet often get something very different.”

You'll see that there are some exceptional olive oils out there that put virtually all of America's store-bought oils to shame. They are the purest, freshest, highest-rated award-winning olive oils in the world, but have seldom if ever been available in the U.S. until recently.

At GreekZoe.com we bring the Best Olive oils that Greece has to offer, many of which have won Gold Medal Taste Awards for best olive oil in Europe. Our mission is to identify and bring to America the finest, purest, most healthful, and independently-certified 100% pure olive oils available in the world.

To accomplish this, we are in cooperation with many of the world's most respected, small-estate and family-run olive oil farms in Greece, we have arranged to import and sell exclusively to a select group of health-minded people -- from some of the world's most celebrated award-winning artisanal olive oil producers.

Greekzoe.com secures these prized oils from the finest small estate growers and passionate artisans in Greece who create the most sublime and healthful olive oils that win the major awards at prestigious olive oil competitions through-out Europe. These oils are astonishingly fresh and flavorful. And they are independently certified to be 100% pure and bursting with super-high polyphenols, the ingredients that bestow olive oil's extraordinary health benefits.

Until you taste these oils, you can't even imagine how superior they are to the olive oils available here in American grocery stores.

Believe me, once you taste the difference, it will give you a whole new perspective on what you thought was a healthy food! If you want to enjoy olive oil's numerous health benefits, you must buy only the freshest, healthiest, and purest olive oil you can find.

And you should always insist that any oil you buy is independently certified to be 100% extra virgin. It's the surest way to protect yourself and your family, and get true value for the good money you're spending on high-quality extra virgin olive oil.