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7 Random Facts About Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Here are some interesting tidbits I thought I’d share about our liquid gold, extra virgin olive oil (EVOO).

1. 1 tablespoon of EVOO has:

119 calories

0g protein

13.5g total fat

1.9g saturated fat

0g fibre

2. About 90 percent of the worlds olives are made into olive oil.

3. EVOO has long been used as a natural remedy for constipation, because of its mild laxative effect.

4. Olive Oil is a good source of vitamin E and K (both fat soluble vitamins).

5. EVOO is 77% monounsaturated fat, and 14% saturated fat, being one of the many reasons why it is helpful in cardiovascular disease.

6. Olives are a fruit, meaning that olive oil is a juice.

7. Olive trees can live up to 2000 years.

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