Olive oil is about 14% saturated fat, so if you’re pouring olive oil into your skillets and food every day, you’re likely consuming significantly more artery-clogging saturated fat than you realized.
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Learn the science-based facts on all things Mediterranean – fruits, vegetables, legumes, olive oil, and more. And find out what really matters when it comes to weight loss and better health.
Many of us love all things Italian, from Edie Falco to Ferraris to olive oil – especially olive oil. And the olive oil industry and media spur us on with articles asserting that olive oil is a “good” fat. But many journalists do not fully dissect the scientific studies they’re reporting on. Press releases aren’t questioned. Facts get distorted. Qualifiers disappear. Headlines turn sensational. And so does the truth.