Discover the Benefits of Olive Oil
Olive Oil is the juice of the olive fruit and has many health benefits. Olive oils do not go through the bleaching and deodorization process of vegetable, canola, corn and soy oils. Natural nutrients are not destroyed and don't contain free radicals.
Using olive oil as part of a Mediteranian diet helps reduce the risk of having a heart attack. Olive oil contains polyphenole which is an antioxidant.
Olive Oil is full of monounsaturated fats which is the 'good kind' and helps lower cholesterol and control insulin levels.
Use of olive oil has been shown to reduce the onset of dementia when used as part of a mediteranian diet. It's like brain food.
Olive OIl can replace the vegetable oil in recipes. Use flavored oils for creamy cakes, salad dressings and delicious pastas and dishes.
Olive oil can last up to two years on the shelf.
Using olive oil in lotions, scrubs and balms is good for your skin.
Olive oil is full of plyphenols which help protect your cells from damage.
Butter/Margarine to Olive Oil Amount Conversion Chart
2 - 1/4 teaspoons
1/4 cup + 2 T.
1/2 cup + 1 T.