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Join Dietitian Joel Feren (aka The Nutrition Guy) to learn more about cooking vegetables with Extra Virgin Olive Oil in this video from the Olive Wellness Institute, in partnership with Nutrition Australia.
Join Dietitian Joel Feren (aka The Nutrition Guy) as he explains the differences between olive oil, and extra virgin olive oil in this video from the Olive Wellness Institute, in partnership with Nutrition Australia.
Join Steph Geddes, a Registered Nutritionist, as she discusses the taste profile of extra virgin olive oil in this video from the Olive Wellness Institute, in partnership with Nutrition Australia.
Join Steph Geddes, Registered Nutritionist, to learn more about the safety of cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil in this video from the Olive Wellness Institute, in partnership with Nutrition Australia.
There is a common myth in Australia that cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) can ruin cookware, such as non-stick pans (e.g. Teflon pans). This belief is specifically supported by some manufacturers’ specifications that oils with higher smoke points are more suitable for cooking with Teflon coated (TC) pans and that EVOO could be […]
Not all Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) is of high quality. To ensure you are buying authentic EVOO that is of a high quality follow the principles detailed in this guidance form below How to look for a good quality EVOO Download
All food will deteriorate over time. For example, fresh fruits and vegetables can ferment, and fats and oils will go rancid. There are concerns that consuming rancid fats and oils is damaging to health. Whilst more research is needed to establish impact of long-term consumption of rancid fats and oils, this report discusses some of […]
Recent research conducted in an Australian oil specialist laboratory confirms that Australian Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the safest and most stable oil to cook with. Canola oil, grapeseed oil and rice bran oil, were found to be the least stable and produced the highest level of polar compounds when heated. Polar compounds are a […]
Coconut oil has grown in popularity over recent years. An example of the power of the Internet to propagate any food to ‘superfood’ status, are the claims made about coconut oil more a case of good marketing over good science? Here we look at how coconut oil stacks up against the well-researched health benefits of olive oil, especially as a key part of a Mediterranean-style dietary pattern.
An infographic on Cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil which is also suitable as a patient leaflet. Leaflet – Cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Download