Tag Archives: olive oil

Choosing The Right Olive Oil

On the TQI Diet, extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is the dominant oil, the one we use most frequently and in the greatest amount. Some students beginning to use EVOO have a bit of trouble finding one they like. Many are … Continue reading

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Go ahead, cook with your good olive oil!

Unrefined, cold pressed virgin olive oil (VOO) is rich in interesting compounds including many unique antioxidants. Without them, olive oil would not be the healthy oil it is. A number of studies have looked at how cooking affects those antioxidants … Continue reading

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Speaking Out Against High Oleic OIls

What are high oleic oils? The food industry profits by selling foods made from inexpensive ingredients with long shelf lives. Not all that long ago, transfats were added to our foods because they fully met these requirements. Then, in the … Continue reading

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Choosing a Cooking Oil

I teach that a good quality olive oil should be the main oil in the kitchen. In nearly every class I am then asked what oil to use instead of olive oil in “high heat cooking” with many mistakenly believing … Continue reading

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