10 things you need to know about olive oil – en.Kung-Food

If you don’t know what to look out for, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the glut of olive oil options in the grocery store aisle. So many fancy names! So many colors! So many virgins! To prevent paralysis from setting in next time you go to grab a bottle of EVOO, we tapped the liquid lipid-loving experts at the The Olive Oil Source and Truth In Olive Oil to put together a quick-and-dirty buying guide that’ll guarantee you always walk out with the good stuff. So here you go, 10 things you need to know about olive oil. Good quality olive oil will make your dishes much better, your salads extremely tasty and it will also be much better for your body. Especially if you go for extra virgin olive oil, which has good fats that make it very special. That’s probably why Mediterranean diet is one of the best diets in the world: because it includes so much raw olive oil.