Five things you may not know about the magic of olive oil
5 THINGS YOU
MAY NOT KNOW
E D I T A K A Y E
T H E R E A R E 4 V A R I E T I E S
Extra virgin olive oil which is the highest form with the
richest nutritional profile
Virgin olive oil which has fewer antioxidant phytonutrients
and more acidity
Pure olive oil which is refined using charcoal or chemicals
Light olive oil which has a lighter color and taste but still the
same number of calories and fat
B U Y O L I V E O I L T H A T I S S O L D
I N D A R K T I N T E D B O T T L E S .
Olive oil is very delicate and can turn rancid when exposed to
light and heat.# 2
O L I V E O I L I S P A R T O F A
M E D I T E R R A N E A N H E A L T H Y
D I E T .
It has been around for thousands of years. In fact some of the
olive groves in the Mediterranean have olive trees that are
over 1,000 years old.
D O N O T K E E P O L I V E O I L O N
T H E K I T C H E N C O U N T E R O R
N E A R T H E S T O V E .
Many people store olive oil near the stove. Not a good idea.
Olive oil is best stored in a dark cool place or in your fridge.
O L I V E O I L I S A H E A L T H Y
F A T .
Olive oil can reduce bad cholesterol. It promotes heart
health. Promotes balanced sugar levels. Has anti-
inflammatory benefits. Helps with healthy weight