Tag: Olive oil

Side Effects of Pure Virgin Olive Oil

While olive oil typically doesn’t come with negative side-effects, it is pure fat — which contains more than double the calories of carbohydrates or protein. Therefore, over consumption can lead to weight gain, which may contribute to heart disease and some types of cancer, according to “The New York Times Health Guide.” This is true

Refined Olive Pomace Oil

Olive pomace is the pulpy residue from olives after pressing. The total of olive weight, the pomace 70 – 90 %, the stone 9-27% and the seed about 2-3%. Pomace contains about 2-8 % residual oil. Olive pomace oils, obtained by refining of the oil extracted from the olive pomace. The purpose of processing the

How can I Judge the Quality of Olive Oil?

A number of parameters are used to judge the quality of olive oil, including how the olives are picked and how it is pressed. Ideally, you should be able to taste an the oil before purchasing it to judge its quality, but if this is not possible, there are a few things to look for which will help you