Infuse Issue 13 May 2021 - Page 21

( e . g . oxidation , hydrolysis ) – this can lead to the production of potentially harmful compounds ( e . g . polar compounds ) that are linked with negative health outcomes .
Commercial kitchens regularly assess the levels of polar compounds in cooking oil – on average ,
the limit to ensure the oil is safe for continued use . on stove top heat 120 ° C / 248 ° F
160 – 180 ° C / 320 – 356 ° F
below 200 ° C / 392 ° F
( e . g . thickens , foams ).
EVIDENCE-BASED | EXPERTISE | CREDIBILITY
The Olive Wellness Institute is a science repository on the nutrition , health and wellness benefits of olives and olive products , which is all subject to extensive peer review . The institute is guided by scientific experts that specialise in the health benefits related to olive products .
Our website is intended to be the go to source of credible information relating to olives and olive products , such as Extra Virgin Olive Oil ( EVOO ) and products derived from the olive tree . Some of our offerings include :

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Olive Wellness
Podcast increases awareness of the health benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and other products derived from nature ’ s own ancient source of goodness - the olive tree .
AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PODCAST CHANNELS .
Interactive oil comparison tool
Compares common cooking oils in terms of nutrition composition , production method and cooking suitability .
Health Effects of Olive Oil and the Mediterranean Diet
A REVIEW OF RECENT SYSTEMATIC LITERATURE REVIEWS
Prepared for Olive Wellness Institute July 2018
Prepared by Nutrition Research Australia

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STANDARD DOMESTI COOKING TEMPERATU
Pan frying ( sa on stove top heat 120 ° C / 248 ° F
Deep frying 160 – 180 ° C / 32
Cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
A recently published research paper assessed the most common supermarket cooking oils , and determined which is the most suitable for use when cooking .
OILS TESTED : Extra Virgin Olive Oil ( EVOO ) Virgin Olive Oil Olive Oil ( refined blend ) Canola Oil Rice Bran Oil Grapeseed Oil Coconut Oil Peanut Oil Sunflower Oil Avocado Oil
STANDARD DOMESTIC COOKING TEMPERATURES :
Pan frying ( sauté )
Deep frying
Oven baking
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU HEAT COOKING OILS ?
Chemical changes
25 % of polar compounds is
Physical changes
Systematic literature review on Olive Oil and the Mediterranean diet .
Cooking with EVOO Provides an easily digestible summary of evidence behind why you can , and should cook with EVOO and why smoke point isn ’ t a suitable indicator of an oil ’ s performance when heated .
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