Many people use olive oil as a healthy alternative to other oils but what they don’t know is that major companies are selling FAKE oil!
Olive oil has many health benefits like preventing some cancers, reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes, preventing strokes, keeping your heart healthy, fighting osteoporosis, lowers the risk of depression, reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and several other benefits.
Because of the popularity of Olive oil over the past few years, some companies have figured out ways to trick people into buying fake olive oil. They have been sitting on grocery store shelves for years! Keep reading to find out which ones you need to steer clear of.
Fake olive oil uses part olive oil and part sunflower oil or it could be a mixture of a number of non-Italian oils and a bit of olive oil.
“According to a recent research many popular brands such as Filippo Berio, Mezzetta, Bertolli, Mazzola, Whole meals, Colavita, Newman’s own and Star are selling fake olive oil,” HealthAndHealthyLiving.com reports.
These brands produce fake olive oil:
Buy extra virgin olive oil from these trusted brands:
-California Olive Ranch
Wow! 70% of Olive oil’s being sold in American grocery stores are fake! Can you believe this?? What a shame! We try to improve our health and these companies sabotage us! All for money?
Check out the video below on how to identify real olive oil: