Unsure of how much olive oil to use in your cooking?

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The vegetable and palm oil commonly used in Malaysia can be replaced with a 1:1 ratio with olive oil, which is nutritionally superior.

You can switch to a healthier lifestyle by substituting your cooking oil to olive oil. Craving for a plate of char kueh tiaw? Hankering for some deep fried chicken? No problem.

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Butter, vegetable oil and lard have lower or equal amounts of total fat compared to olive oil, but don’t be misled by the figures. Butter, vegetable oil and lard contain much higher amounts of saturated fats, which is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases like heart attacks, cardiac death, heart failure and strokes. 1

The prevalence of olive oil in the Mediterranean diet has been linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease by various experiments. 2


  1. Kromhout D, Menotti A, Bloemberg B, et al (May 1995). "Dietary saturated and trans fatty acids and cholesterol and 25-year mortality from coronary heart disease: the Seven Countries Study". Prev Med 24 (3): 308–15.
  2. Lorgeril M, Salen P, Martin JL, Monjaud I, Delaye J, Mamelle N (February 1999). Mediterranean diet, traditional risk factors, and the rate of cardiovascular complications after myocardial infarction: final report of the Lyon Diet Heart Study. Circulation 99 (6): 779–85.