Health Benefits: While delicious for cooking, avocado oil, like olive oil and hazelnut oil, contains oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat that may help to lower cholesterol. In one study of people with moderately high cholesterol levels, individuals who ate a diet high in avocados showed clear health improvements. After a few days on the diet that included avocados, they had significant decreases in total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol, along with an increase in health promoting HDL cholesterol.
Usage: Avocado oil can be used the same way you use your extra virgin olive oil. But with a smoke point at 375ºF it is very practical to use in the kitchen for pretty much any application. On salads or in a dressing, it contributes a hint of avocado flavour, and it is wonderful drizzled over slices of fruits. Cook, bake, dress or simply dip, avocado oil will make it all.
Storage: Refrigerate after opening.
Temperature: Suitable for medium-high heat: Perfect for stir-frying, frying, sautéing, baking, dipping, blending into a dressing/sauce, or drizzling on a finished dish. Smoke point 375ºF.
Ingredients: 100% pure avocado oil.
Shelf Life: Unopened: 24-month shelf life. Opened: best used within 6 months.