Oil and babies

Lipids (=fat) are of extreme importance for our body since from the foetus developement. In fact, fat is reserve and energy factor, it forms the nervous system and increases the efficiency of the immunitary system. Extravirgin oilis very close in its composition to human milk: more insaturated fatty acidsthan saturated, more fatty acids with a chain >14, predominance of oleic acid compaired to other acids. It contains the same quantity of linoleic acid, of linolenic acid, of polyinsaturedlong chain fatty acids, same proportion of “omega-6/omega-3”. It’s very easy to understand the importance and supreme role that extra-virgin oil has for children weaning.