Learn how to press olive oil and what the differences are between virgin and extra virgin olive oil.
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Essential information from Fine Living. When you're talking about olive oil the thing to remember is that it’s the juice of a fruit the olive. So the first thing that happens is the olives are picked, they're cleaned and then their mashed into something like a giant bowl of olive case. Then the oil is extracted from that paste. In order when oil to be able to called extra virgin or virgin you cannot use any heat or chemicals to extract the oil out of the olive. And if the acidity is less than 1% it’s allowed to be called extra virgin oil. Olive oil is one of those incredible products are ancestors instinctively new was a magical food. Only today we understand how helpful it is. Oleic acid helps maintain a healthy cardio vascular system. It’s very high on anti oxidants and although it has the same calorie count as other fats it’s a much more helpful and guilt freeway to ingest those calories. Find more at Fineliving.com.