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October 19, 2020 • Healthy Eating & Nutrition

Get the Most from Your Olive Oil – Quick Tip


To get the most from your extra virgin olive oil (EVOO):

  • Purchase those in dark colored bottles or tins that have the “harvest date” stamped on the label (this signifies freshness and quality).
  • Store it in a dark, cool location and turn it over quickly – at least by two months.
  • Use EVOO as your oil of choice for cold, room temp, and low to moderately high heat food preparation, up to 400 degrees F. For high heat (frying, stir-frying, broiling etc.), use grape seed oil, sesame seed oil, “high heat” canola oil, peanut oil, or coconut oil.


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