Hunter & Gather bottled Avocado oil is cold pressed Extra Virgin standard. We do not use any chemicals or hexane to extract the oil and there are no chemicals used in the making of the oil at all.
Avocado oil is high in Monounsaturated Fats – These are often termed ‘heart healthy’ fats as they work in the body to increase levels of HDL or ‘good’ cholesterol and lower levels of LDL or ‘bad’ cholesterol. We all need fat in our diets, and the fats present in avocados are some of the healthiest around.
Oleic Acid – A type of monounsaturated fatty acid that has been shown to lower blood pressure, protect cells from free radical damage and increase fat oxidation.
Ratio of fats – Our avo oil has an impressive fatty acid profile, consisting of 70% monounsaturated, 16% saturated and only 14% polyunsaturated fats. All oils contain a combination of fatty acids, but avocado oil has one of the healthiest ratios of fats with a higher monounsaturated fat percentage.
Cold pressed extra virgin 100% natural, high in vitamin E, high in monounsaturated fatty acids and oleic acid.
Ways of using Hunter & Gather Avocado Oil
You can use avocado oil for high heat cooking. Not only is avocado oil delicious drizzle as a cold oil, you can also cook, fry, roast and bake with avocado oil too. With a really high smoke point of 250C+, avocado oil is more resistant to oxidation when heating compared to rapeseed (smoke point of roughly 190C), Sunflower oil (smoke point of 230C) and even coconut oil (smoke point of 232C)
You can bake with avocado oil and it makes for a super butter replacement for those with dairy allergies too. If you need 100g of butter, you replace with 100ml of oil - it's that simple.