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The Different Types Of Olive Oil

September 26, 2022

Olive oil is one of the most used foods in the entire world. Olive oil is not only used in cooking, but also in many cosmetic products. The oil is extracted from the fruit of the olive tree. The different types of olive oil are classified according to their acidity levels. Let’s explore the different kinds of olive oil. What Types of Olive Oil Are There? Extra Virgin Oil Extra virgin olive oil has the lowest acidity level, meaning it is the purest form of olive oil. It’s also used for its great flavor and health benefits. It’s cold-extracted and has... View Article

How to Identify Quality Olive Oil

September 12, 2022

Olive oil is a condiment that is perfect for adding to sauces, breads, or used as a standalone sauce. That being said, there are so many different types of olive oil out there that it can be difficult to determine what is good quality and what is just a poor imitation. Here are some tips that can help you determine the olive oil quality before you buy so that you get the best oil every time. How to Tell the Quality of Olive Oil The first thing you want to look at when purchasing olive oil is the label. The... View Article

Extra Virgin Olive Oil: A History Worth Knowing

September 1, 2022

Olive oil is something we have all heard of, many of us use, and many have in our pantry or kitchen. Keeping this in mind, have you ever thought about where it comes from, where the first olive oil was made, or is there a history behind extra virgin olive oil? If so, keep reading. What Is the History of Extra Virgin Olive Oil? Olive oil dates back to ancient Persia, Mesopotamia, and Egypt. It has been around for literal centuries. The first cultivation of olive trees was documented over 6,000 years ago, meaning that olive oil may very well have been around way... View Article

Extra Virgil Olive Oil, Inflammation and Your Immune System

May 27, 2021

The Mediterranean diet has been touted as a way to improve overall health, and there’s science to back it up. One of the key parts of this type of diet is olive oil. As it turns out, not only is olive oil delicious, but there may also be protective effects of olive oil on immune-mediated inflammatory responses in Ohio. In short, consumption of olive oil can help combat chronic inflammation in your body. Scientific study A scientific study published in 2018 breaks down just how this works. According to the study, eating a Mediterranean diet can “reduce the incidence of certain... View Article

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