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Olive Oil

Well-known as one of the tastiest and healthiest of oils, olive oil is an essential in every kitchen. It is a mostly monounsaturated fat, providing the omega-9 fatty acid oleic acid. Olive oil, a fruit oil, is full of antioxidants, is easy to digest, and can be used on salads, in light stir-frying (if kept below 138 degrees C/280 degrees F),
and for baking.

Some key points to consider when purchasing, storing, and using olive oil
include the following: