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More and more we are hearing concerns about obesity, heart disease and may other health issues. There are many that believe that healthy living, including a healthy diet may in fact be the key to well being. By lowering saturated fats and cholesterol, many studies have pointed to eating healthier foods, including healthy olive oil. By replacing other fats, such as butter and margarine, with olive oils, is the recommendation of the USDA.
Olive oil is a supremely healthy food. Olive oil is 98% fat. Many people find these two statements mutually exclusive. Still under the spell of the anti-fat propaganda that filled our food airwaves and dominated the nutritional discussion in the 1980s and 90s, they wonder, “If olive oil is mostly fat, how can it be healthy?” I’ve considered this problem briefly – the fact is, not all fats are created equal, and extra virgin olive oil is much more than fat alone – but it’s time to debunk this widely popular fat fetish in detail … read more