Why is olive oil a better choice?

Extra Virgin Olive Oil is good for you.

Doctors recommend replacing saturated fats – such as those from meat, dairy products and vegetables such as coconut, palm kernel and palm oils – with unsaturated fats, particularly extra virgin olive oil. Saturated fats increase the risk of heart disease and stroke, while extra virgin olive oil lowers bad LDL blood cholesterol and raises good HDL blood cholesterol levels.

Switching to olive oil is a healthy alternative

It is safe, even best, to cook with extra virgin olive oil – especially for frying – and extra virgin olive oil is excellent for dressings and for dipping.

Olive oil has been used since earliest times and has been universally recognized as a delicious and highly nutritious food source.

Extra virgin olive oil contains iron, vitamin E and other important anti-oxidants which combat the damaging effects of free radicals in the body. Extra virgin olive oil also contains linolenic acid, the highly nutritious omega-3 acid found in quality fish oils.

Switching from saturated fats to extra virgin olive oil will:

Experience the health benefits for yourself – switch from fats such as butter and cream to pure Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

“Tasmanian Extra Virgin Olive Oil – it tastes better ... and is better for you”