Cold pressing is, by definition, from a single garden, early harvest of olives without falling down on the ground, grinded in the stone mill together with the beans, and then crushed in wicker sacks. When using this method, the water given does not exceed 27 degrees, if it does, there will be no cold pressing. Since the oil produced by this method leaks through the mats, it is also called extra virgin olive oil.

Selçuk University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biochemistry, Dr. Tarhan suggested that the squalene substance found in natural extra virgin olive oil should be consumed in the fight against the new type of corona virus.

One of the issues we complain about the most is that our people consume less healthy fats, which contain more saturated fatty acids, because we consume less olives and we cannot introduce olive oil sufficiently.

Olive oil, which has made a name for itself lately, especially virgin olive oil is one of the healthiest foods in the world. So what makes this oil, which is also part of the Mediterranean diet, healthy? Can you cook with olive oil? Which diseases does extra virgin olive oil do? Here's what to know about extra virgin olive oil...

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