Tips on Olive Oil
The first thing to consider when storing olive oil is to protect it from light, high temperature, and humidity. It is ideal to store olive oil in a dark environment at room temperature, tightly closed, in tins, ceramics or, if possible, in dark-colored glass containers/bottles. Olive oil should not be stored in plastic packaging.
Another important issue when storing olive oil is to store it in a clean environment without any foul smell, as it will absorb the bad odors in the environment very quickly.
Extra virgin and virgin olive oil; You can easily use it in salads and cold dishes, in salads.
It is recommended to consume olive oil within 2 months after opening the package.
The quality of olive oil should not be associated with color in any way. Color of olive oil; It varies from green to yellow depending on the breed of the tree from which it is obtained, the region where it is grown, and the degree of maturity at the time of harvest. The sensory properties and chemical values of extra virgin olive oil are much more important. The taste and smell of the olive fruit should be felt, it should leave bitterness in the tongue and it should cause a burning sensation in the nose.
Olive oil is a healthy fat that helps you lose weight. This oil, on the one hand, accelerates your metabolism and allows you to burn more fat, on the other hand it gives a feeling of satiety. In the Mediterranean diet, olive oil can easily be used as a substitute for butter in salads, cooked vegetables, sauces, and even with bread.
Olive oil is good for diaper rash with its natural, soft and safe structure. It relieves irritation and restores the health of that area of the skin.
Olive oil is more resistant to high temperatures than other oils. Olive oil does not burn as easily as other oils. The temperature at which olive oil starts to burn is 210 and above. Scientific studies have shown that it is more resistant to frying than sunflower oil.