Is Your Extra Virgin Olive Oil Really Olive Oil?

I am an LPN Nurse and recouping from being very sick, this is how I ate myself back to health. This article continues telling the story of my research into a different kind of nutrition.

By Joan McDaniel                                   August 5, 2012 

The health benefits of Olive Oil are well known and in my previous posts, I document the benefit of Olive Oil, Coconut Oil and the health dangers of hydrogenated oil or vegetable oil.  These replacement oils may indeed be the
restricted Trans Fat.  Trans fat and hydrogenated fats are harmful because they leave free-radicals in the body thus causing aging and disease. See my other posts for further explanations. According to Tom Mueller’s book, we may indeed be in-fact getting hydrogenated oil when we think we are going the extra mile and buying Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

In a book review from the New York Times published:
December 7, 2011.  “A few pages into Tom Mueller’s new book, “Extra Virginity,” there’s a funny moment when an olive oil
expert holds up a bottle that’s covered with dubious claims: “100 percent
Italian,” “cold-pressed,” “extra virgin.” The man shakes his head and says,
perhaps with a hint of Don Rickles in his voice, “Extra virgin? What’s
this oil got to do with virginity? This is a whore.”



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Joseph C Moore, USN Ret September 18, 2012 at 09:43 PM
Joan, don't take umbrage but, you are "recovering" from a lengthy illness not, "recouping".
Joan McDaniel September 18, 2012 at 10:00 PM
Thank You Joseph C. Moore. I never really thought much about the word. I will fix on future publication. I do not have access to the introduction. Thanks Again Joan
Joan McDaniel September 18, 2012 at 10:05 PM
I'm sorry Joseph C. Moore I think I do mean recouping. Years of lost strength, years of not doing things because I was too tired, Years of avoiding looking at my diet that allmost killed me. I do mean recouping. Thanks. Joan


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