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Olive Oil

  1. 1. Olive Oil Ayman Abou Mehrem
  2. 2. Olive Oil <ul><li>A traditional product of the Mediterranean Basin </li></ul><ul><li>Commonly used in </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cosmetics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pharmaceuticals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Soaps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A fuel for traditional oil lamps </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Objectives <ul><li>By the end of the session you will know: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The main producing countries of olive oil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Composition of olive oil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Types of olive oil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health benefits of olive oil </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Producing Countries <ul><li>Spain 32% </li></ul><ul><li>Italy 22% </li></ul><ul><li>Greece 16% </li></ul><ul><li>Tunisia 7% </li></ul><ul><li>Turkey 5% </li></ul>
  5. 5. Composition <ul><li>Saturated fats 7.5-20 % </li></ul><ul><li>Monounsaturated fats 55-83 % </li></ul><ul><li>Polyunsaturated fats 3.5-21 % </li></ul>
  6. 6. Types of Olive Oil <ul><li>Extra-virgin: no more than 0.8% acidity </li></ul><ul><li>Virgin: acidity less than 2% </li></ul><ul><li>Pure: Blend of virgin and refined </li></ul>
  7. 7. Nutritional Facts 100 g olive oil is 109 ml Percentages are relative to US recommendations for adults. 62 μg (59%) Vitamin K 14 mg (93%) Vitamin E 0 g Protein 3.5-21 g omega-6 fat <1.5 g omega-3 fat 11 g polyunsaturated 73 g monounsaturated 14 g Saturated 100 g Fat 0 g Carbohydrates 3,701 kJ (885 kcal) Energy Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
  8. 8. Health <ul><li>Reduce the risk of Coronary Heart Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Lower the cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>Antioxidant </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce oxidative damage to DNA/ RNA </li></ul><ul><li>Prevent peptic ulcer and gastric cancer. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Summary <ul><li>Olive oil is a Mediterranean product, especially, from Spain, Italy and Greece. </li></ul><ul><li>Rich of unsaturated fats </li></ul><ul><li>Olive oil is good for health </li></ul><ul><li>When you buy it choose the product carefully. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Questions

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