Some recipes on this site use a light amount of olive and other oils. Consider your needs and health in deciding your use of oils. The BEST oils are those found naturally in nuts, seed, some fruits and vegetables.  Let moderation of natural oils be your key.

If you read the studies, the Mediterranean Diet is healthy IN SPITE OF olive oil, not because of it.

Is extra virgin olive oil good for you or should we avoid it? What effect does olive oil have on the body? Is consuming olive oil bad for your health? Can olive oil effect our arteries and if so what happens? Keep listening as Dr Caldwell Esselstyn answers these questions…..

"The salads are prepared with oil and vinegar, fermentation takes place in the stomach, and the food does not digest, but decays or putrefies; as a consequence, the blood is not nourished, but becomes filled with impurities, and liver and kidney difficulties appear." Counsels on Diets and Foods, 345.6