Olive Oil

Olive Oil

Olive Oil Questions

D09699d4e351f2e57466b11e1fb164b4
0
Votes
0
Answers
6
Views
457
by 0 · about 20 hours ago

Which is better? I currently cook with butter and coconut oil, but have read that olive oil contains a greater amount of vitamin E than CO. Should I switch?

Medium avatar
Chronic 0 · July 18, 2014 at 4:14 PM

I use both, coconut oil and/or ghee for cooking and olive oil for dressings & dips. I find coconut oil in a cooked meal is more satisfying than olive oil, but olive oil is more refreshing so goes better with raw veggies like salads, guacamole.... (more)

E6b48a8dd164b48a73653e9172e1e02e
0
Votes
0
Answers
2
Views
509
by 0 · about 20 hours ago

I've read a lot about the benefits, and I'm wondering about your opinions on them. If you have any knowledge to share about these three oils, that would be wonderful, especially if you've tried any or all at some point, too. Anyway, extra... (more)

De1095b2ba29c1035f00428cbfe3cc7c
Robert_13 0 · April 30, 2014 at 9:54 AM

I've found I prefer to have my fat with food rather than by itself, so veggies cooked in plenty of olive oil or lard, when I eat an avocado i fill up the scooped out pip hole with avocado oil, I do sometimes take some coconut oil on a long walk... (more)

54eb85f12ef6e51dd9705a4a01cb0f84
0
Votes
0
Answers
8
Views
1.5K
by 0 · about 20 hours ago

I love this stuff. I soak my veggies in it... my eggs... cook my wings with it... i use it at least once a twice a day with my meals. Is this okay? I am still into nutrition so trying to figure all of this out. Thanks guys

4a3e11b83837f1c1f22fc28122ed505e
Cookey 0 · March 02, 2014 at 8:57 AM

GiGi is on the money with that comment. My thoughts exactly :)

Medium avatar
0
Votes
0
Answers
8
Views
3.1K
by 598 · about 20 hours ago

I don't remember where I read it but is the omega 3 somehow reduced when sardines are canned in oil? I'm guessing it's just that they drained them and the lost olive oil had absorbed some of the omega 3. If you eat the olive oil too is it just... (more)

Aee8cea79626bff094db632599dc1f15
WildPlanetFoods 0 · February 13, 2014 at 12:18 AM

@Methodician glad you are enjoying our Wild Planet Tuna! We hand-cut and pack delicious sashimi grade tuna steaks. All the Omega 3 oils are retained and no liquid is added. This is 100% pure albacore tuna and sea salt in its own natural... (more)

B63bfb1625e6fe26535627971db4cb99
0
Votes
0
Answers
4
Views
809
by 0 · about 20 hours ago

So I don't really get a say in what I eat most of the time, but I take what I can get and it's mainly olive oil. I take around 3 - 4 tbsp a day. I also take around a tbsp of butter and sometimes half an avocado. I try my best to eat alot of... (more)

6ffe00e261b9efa69498eb714ff20297
sbaum1994 0 · November 29, 2013 at 1:42 AM

If you feel fine then I say go for it. Olive oil is conveniently great on everything. I wouldn't suggest just eating oil straight up all the time, where you're at seems fine, but if you feel you need more maybe try eating some fatty meat or... (more)

632e19971418f341ae99462309011ea7
0
Votes
0
Answers
12
Views
5.3K
by 0 · about 20 hours ago

hi, what do you think is the best moisturizer for the skin? greets, Stefan1011

Medium avatar
ShanynEats 0 · June 05, 2014 at 5:18 PM

It might be different for you depending on your skin, but I've found avocado oil to be pretty awesome for my sensitive and dry skin. I actually wash with olive oil, use essential/carrier oils for a serum, and then apply avocado oil for a... (more)

Medium avatar
0
Votes
0
Answers
10
Views
5.1K
by 598 · about 20 hours ago

A few times in a pinch we have stopped by the Ralph's deli in search of a healthy dinner or meal to go. When I asked what kind of oil the potato wedges were fried in, the guy behind the counter said in a snide tone with an accent "uhh... olive... (more)

32f5749fa6cf7adbeb0b0b031ba82b46
Matt_11 0 · November 05, 2013 at 12:43 PM

Always chuckle when people ask for information and then choose to doubt it.

186493bc720991a12c6808aae5a22c45
0
Votes
0
Answers
0
Views
713
by 5 · about 20 hours ago

So ive got this Bertolli olive oil today, that claims to be good for cooking, (until 220 C- thats also the reason why i bought it- for cooking!) which contains both, virgin and refined olive oil. Im not sure if this refined olive oil in... (more)

7fc82eebafd44badc73c520f44660150
2
Votes
2
Answers
5
Views
3.3K
by 3280 · about 20 hours ago

I was trying to sear salmon and I put unrefined virgin coconut oil in the pan and it immediately smoked. Here's a list of smoke points for various oils: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smoke_point I'm thinking of buying a jar of REFINED coconut... (more)

best answer

7fc82eebafd44badc73c520f44660150
CaveMan_Mike 0 · April 05, 2013 at 1:14 AM

I think I'm going to buy some REFINED coconut oil instead of using olive oil because the coconut oil is more stable, will last years, and I don't have to worry about it going rancid. I don't use olive oil for other things so even if I buy a... (more)

43873f3cea4f22f91653b0f5ec7ab9d9
2
Votes
2
Answers
2
Views
1.4K
by 396 · about 20 hours ago

Some people say to never heat EVOO because... it'll break down and do bad things to you (or something). I haven't really seen any science on this, so I'm wondering what the deal really is. Tonight I roasted some vegetables drizzled with EVOO and... (more)

A2c38be4c54c91a15071f82f14cac0b3
Mscott 0 · February 23, 2013 at 1:27 AM

I know of no good reason why extra virgin olive oil would be a bad cooking oil. Its low PUFA content and polyphenols make it pretty oxidation resistant, and it doesn't have a particularly low smoke point compared to the other fats. The fear of... (more)

Bac08141713db86e5feed8f45b48e302
0
Votes
0
Answers
8
Views
1.2K
by 20 · about 20 hours ago

Does anybody know of good olive oil brands in the uk?

best answer

6cd0b1ae5e1adcd888429fc8e8735cf6
Livolio 0 · February 10, 2013 at 5:55 PM

If you are looking for high quality, genuine, artisan, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, we import directly from Italy at Livolio (www.livolio.co.uk)

Ae8946707ddebf0f0bfbcfc63276d823
2
Votes
2
Answers
2
Views
2.4K
by 9402 · about 20 hours ago

As an example, let me compare lard to refined olive oil. Both have sufficiently high smoke points to make them seemingly suitable for frying. It seems most here (especially if the source is a pastured pig) seem to agree that frying in lard is... (more)

best answer

A2c38be4c54c91a15071f82f14cac0b3
Mscott 0 · January 12, 2013 at 10:32 PM

I don't think there's likely to be much difference in lipid oxidation when frying with either type of fat. This study, for example, found that frying pork chops in olive oil and lard produced similar amounts of the lipid oxidation product MDA.... (more)

E779d573d64ee55c5a670c951661fdb9
1
Votes
1
Answers
6
Views
1.8K
by 20 · about 20 hours ago

I know this might be ridiculous, but thought I'd ask. A local establishment sells French fries cooked in olive oil. Is this any worse for me than a simple white potato is?

best answer

Ae8946707ddebf0f0bfbcfc63276d823
Mike_T_1 0 · January 12, 2013 at 12:53 PM

Olive oil (when refined) does not actually have a low smoke point: http://paleohacks.com/questions/113142/can-we-put-olive-oil-low-smoke-point-myth-to-bed Also, I don't believe oxidation when cooking with olive oil is anymore of a concern than... (more)

93eea7754e6e94b6085dbabbb48c0bb7
4
Votes
4
Answers
9
Views
39.9K
by 1670 · about 20 hours ago

My Mom keeps telling me, "Oh, I don't know why you use CO because olive oil is healthier," and just the other day my friend said she saw in a magazine that CO is dissed for Olive oil instead. SO what are some simple reasons why CO is the better... (more)

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86
SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 13, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Olive oil is mostly monounsaturated oleic acid, it is healthy and more stable than PUFA's but it is still not in the same league as CO. CO is one of the highest concentrations of naturally occuring saturated fats there is. It is very shelf... (more)

E7adfe31507efb7c935f618a829f56d6
0
Votes
0
Answers
5
Views
3.3K
by 1492 · about 20 hours ago

I have been eating lots of oysters and sardines to bump up my omega-3 ratio. Am I negating the benefits by eating sardines and oysters that are packed in olive oil (because the olive oil has a high omega-6 ratio)? Edit: These are the oysters I am... (more)

531b053b68e92ac509fc1544f88dc103
D_K_ 0 · May 23, 2012 at 3:42 PM

Hey watch out. The Wild Planet Sardines are usually BPA free but the Crown Prince Oysters are not. Those nasty xenoestrogens will screw you up so bad (thyroid, hormones, and cancer risk). I was eating Crown Prince Sardines x2 a day for a few... (more)

7eba3d743671649c1e06cacce0ba4e77
3
Votes
3
Answers
13
Views
6.4K
by 1418 · about 20 hours ago

I used to only use oil but for the past few months I have been using a mixture of pork lard, olive oil, and urefined beeswax. Lol I know I might get this question and yes I do smell like lard, but I use it at night time or if I'm staying home. Do... (more)

Da7d6676f9a15c7c47566aa3287b2093
dianna 0 · August 09, 2012 at 10:40 PM

I've used lard (scented with lavender oil) on my hair and skin. I find it totally amazing and I was especially surprised how easy it is to wash out of your hair! Lard actually makes my facial skin look firmer too! And I almost never have the... (more)

8383c947252d1a6016f76e22de9c8d71
3
Votes
3
Answers
8
Views
9.6K
by 15 · about 20 hours ago

I see Coconut Oil used in many many Paleo Recipes, but I was researching it and found that the US Food and Drug Administration, World Health Organization, International College of Nutrition, United States Department of Health and Human Services,... (more)

best answer

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc
foreveryoung 0 · April 24, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Most people like it because they overestimate its fat burning potential from the MCTs, because it is heat stable and not prone to oxidation, because it is low in omega 6, and because frankly it tastes really good. I do not think it is meant to be... (more)

Ae8946707ddebf0f0bfbcfc63276d823
5
Votes
5
Answers
8
Views
13.6K
by 9402 · about 20 hours ago

You frequently hear that olive oil has a low smoke point and is therefore not appropriate for frying. I think this is myth. Here is one source: http://www.oliveoilsource.com/page/heating-olive-oil There are other similar sources. Also,... (more)

best answer

A4216f1b1e1f5ab3815bd91700905081
Blitherakt 0 · April 19, 2012 at 4:33 AM

Olive oil does not have a low smoke point. The "myth" of low smoke point, however, is due to imprecise terminology. When discussing olive oil, the immediate assumption or meaning for most people is "extra virgin olive oil", which is an entirely... (more)

De267f213b375efca5da07890e5efc25
13
Votes
13
Answers
17
Views
5.7K
by 3742 · about 20 hours ago

NPR reported a while ago that many EVOO producers are cheating by mixing in other oils to reduce the price. How do you tell if you have a high quality product? Previously, I was using the supermarket brand organic EVOO, almost certainly to be low... (more)

best answer

F2cd77a6d2133ca3ae5b4353c4047577
PatternMatching 0 · February 10, 2012 at 3:39 AM

The stuff produced over in Europe and especially Italy is HIGHLY regulated. I realize it won't help you with your Amazon purchase, but when you're at the store, look for bottles with one of these... (more)

3e71e6dc044bb6a5832cbc8f5fd86616
4
Votes
4
Answers
9
Views
29.7K
by 405 · about 21 hours ago

I am fairly new to paleo and am having issues with the taste of coconut oil and olive oil. Personally, I detest coconut. Always have and apparently always will. Doesn't matter how little I use, I can taste it and do not want to eat what I've... (more)

Medium avatar
FED_at_LiveCaveman_com 0 · November 30, 2011 at 11:29 PM

This post from Mark'sDailyApple.com pretty much covers the vegetable oils (http://www.marksdailyapple.com/healthy-oils/)... Canola Canola oil comes from rapeseed, a completely unpalatable seed rich in erucic acid, which is bitter and rather... (more)

Ed92809f18ca70e360768b4f2c9c9df6
4
Votes
4
Answers
8
Views
3.1K
by 356 · about 21 hours ago

I purchased some sardines in olive oil recently. There's about 1 - 2 tbsp of olive oil in each can that I've been mashing up with the sardines to eat on top of spinach, carrots, etc. Since I'm not sure about oxidation/whatever bad might happen... (more)

best answer

4e184df9c1ed38f61febc5d6cf031921
andrew 0 · October 18, 2011 at 7:30 AM

I would certainly eat the oil. I try to buy sardines in extra virgin olive oil. I have to read the labels carefully now though - lots seem to be canned in sunflower oil and I've even seen soy oil!

0fb8c214817d8daf8a67ebeaa7a90edc
4
Votes
4
Answers
13
Views
17.5K
by 106 · about 21 hours ago

I do almost all of my shopping at Whole Foods, because it's the closest to my house, has a great fruit/veggie selection, and all of the beef is grass-fed. The hardest thing to find has been a good paleo-friendly salad dressing. Of the 50+ types... (more)

94e89cc96d5a58b71f36b369b8082999
Caveman_Bob 0 · September 27, 2011 at 4:11 PM

Caveman Bob's Paleo Sauces is my fairly new small business. We design our products to fit with the Paleo diet, including a raspberry vinaigrette and a lemon vinaigrette made with macadamnia nut oil and no added sugar. You can look at the salad... (more)

1a98a40ba8ffdc5aa28d1324d01c6c9f
1
Votes
1
Answers
14
Views
3.1K
by 20353 · about 21 hours ago

Olive Oil how much do you consume? What do you have it on?

best answer

C3edabc6267abec9b5f8178e5d73552c
Payam 0 · June 11, 2011 at 4:53 PM

Olive oil is superior to most oils out there, but it is not the best as many people believe to be. The whole reason behind olive oil's popularity is because of the media's shenanigans about the Mediterranean diet. However, not only is the true... (more)

65430e39d7e9e9322718d016fe668051
2
Votes
2
Answers
8
Views
9.8K
by 2949 · about 21 hours ago

I had a huge bottle of organic olive oil from costco in (dark, cool) storage for about 6 months. I pulled it out and have been using it lately but am paranoid it's gone bad. How can I tell? I read that it will taste sort of pumpkin-y but it's hard... (more)

Cc7381bd787721575ea9198048132adb
Nutritionator 0 · June 30, 2011 at 1:49 PM

It might be more cost effective to buy the gigantaur bottles from Costco but personally, I stick to the smaller ones (250-500ml) to avoid this exact predicament. I really don't want to take the chance that the oils I'm using might be oxidized... (more)

65430e39d7e9e9322718d016fe668051
2
Votes
2
Answers
12
Views
12.3K
by 2949 · about 21 hours ago

I've been cooking with olive oil for years. I don't really like coconut oil unless I'm cooking something that needs a little coconutty flavor. I've seen people on here saying it's bad, but I love it. I mostly cook at medium heat, if the oxidation... (more)

9e7039b63b656582f66d84c5255b436d
oliverh 0 · April 09, 2011 at 11:31 AM

Nothing wrong with Olive Oil, for cooking, it's a good oil, it's not as unstable as other people are suggesting, like you say, there was MDA article on this. I like the flavor, but it's not a neutral oil, so some people prefer to combine it... (more)

Get Free Paleo Recipes