So far, we’ve been covering, article by article, the benefits of olive oil. In this post, we will be aggregating all uses in a list, as well as respective scientific studies, so that they are all easily accessible.
The most beneficial application of EVOO is in solving health issues and generally improving your wellbeing.
Uses in Beauty
A lot of beauty products include nasty chemicals and can be from unreliable sources. Olive Oil provides a good and safe alternative in many beauty applications. Here’s the uses we’ve covered thus far:
Uses in Food
Olive Oil is a monounsaturated fat, which is hypothesized to be healthier than polyunsaturated fats. As such, its a great candidate for replacing butter, margarine and other oils in cooking. EVOO can in itself be used as a condiment or as a snack when dipped in bread.
|Olive Oil Use||How To Benefit||Scientific Evidence|
|Healthier Alternative to make Mayonnaise||Combine Olive Oil, Egg, Lemon, Dry Mustard and Salt to Make Mayo||Butter increased total and LDL cholesterol compared with olive oil (2015)|
Benefits for Pets
Humans aren’t the only ones to benefit from Olive Oil. Here’s how our four-legged friends can improve their health with EVOO:
|Olive Oil Use||How to Benefit||Scientific Evidence|
|Helps with Weight Loss||Add a third of a tablespoon of olive oil to your dog’s food||Feeding Your Canine Athlete (New York Times)|
|Improves Brain Health||Add a third of a tablespoon of olive oil to your dog’s food||Feeding Your Canine Athlete (New York Times)|
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And there it is, this is our list. If you have any suggestions for other applications of EVOO in health, beauty, food or any other use please let us know if the comment box!