The Great Debate: Oil vs. Butter

Fat is a very important part of a balanced diet, but is there really an answer to which fat is best? Butter and olive oil are both fats that can and should be used in our lives! Below we compare and highlight the differences between the two to help you know how each type of fat is best to use.

Tip: When buying extra virgin olive oil, check for the DOC symbol, which means “controlled designation of origin.” This helps to ensure the olive oil is the highest quality! Also choose an olive oil that comes in a dark coloured bottle to protect the oil from going rancid.

Overall, both types of fats can be included in a balanced diet. Try using them both as an ingredient to get the most health benefits and to create the tastiest dishes!

 

August 5, 2017