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Choose Olive Oil as a Healthy Alternative

Cook as the Mediterraneans Do


5/12/2018 9:26:42 AM

OLDSKOOL556's SparkPage
Thanks for sharing article
4/26/2018 5:20:22 PM

GEORGE815's SparkPage
Nice information to know
12/19/2017 8:56:24 PM

MSROZZIE's SparkPage
Excellent article, thank the measurement chart.
11/27/2017 2:04:02 PM

Who says you can't bake with olive oil? I've done it lots of time, works great!
10/16/2017 3:54:45 PM

Great article!
9/4/2017 3:18:11 PM

ROBBIEY's SparkPage
Good article
8/23/2017 7:03:12 AM

YMWONG22's SparkPage
Good article.
8/4/2017 7:08:32 AM

LIN1263's SparkPage
Extra Virgin olive oil has a low smoke point but is the only kind that has 100% olive oil. virgin olive oil and all others have other oils combined, that is why they are cheaper and have a lower smoke point. Most will not say this on the bottle. It is false advertizing even in well known brands. Also extra virgin olive oil needs to be bought in a dark green bottle or it will go rancid and imported, greece and Italy and other country's are good. Regular price for good oil is $15.00 a bottle, but many I find on sale for 1/2 price.
7/31/2017 6:42:20 PM

Thank you for the conversion chart! Great article!
7/31/2017 2:41:57 PM

JUDY1676's SparkPage
Great article and love the chart!
7/25/2017 10:03:43 PM

Thank you for the conversion chart! I love olive oil!
7/25/2017 6:37:18 PM

MSROZZIE's SparkPage
Excellent article on benefits of Olive Oil. Very helpful and informative.
7/8/2017 10:29:21 PM

I cook with olive oil and bake with butter/applesauce or yogurt/banana combination.
7/5/2017 6:29:38 PM

CTYONIT's SparkPage
Olive oil has a low smoke point so not good for frying.
7/18/2015 10:10:18 AM

MAIA_CALM's SparkPage
To have a balanced diet, you need to include oils. They coat your nerve cells, so they are not exposed when they shouldn't be, unnecessarily causing pain.

The conversion chart is nice, but you did not mention that you cannot bake with olive oil, and that cooking over high heat with olive oil is dangerous because it causes fires. A little more information about that would have been helpful! I hope no one gets injured after reading this, because it can happen so fast.

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