The Shocking Truth About Olive Oil & Its Incredible Benefits For Your Health with Nicholas Coleman
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This episode is brought to you by Momentous and AquaTru.  We know that olive oil has many benefits, including being a heart-healthy fat rich in antioxidants and polyphenols. But with numerous olive oil bottles on the market, it's hard to know which one to choose, especially considering that olive oil is one of the top three adulterated foods. Today’s guest is here to delve deep into olive oil and educate us on how to incorporate this oil into our healthy diets.   Today, on the Dhru Purohit Show, Dhru sits down with Nicholas Coleman, an international expert on olive oil. Nicholas shares olive oil's history and incredible benefits, guiding us through selecting high-quality oil. He also explains the differences between fraudulent labeling, adulterated oil, and how to cook with olive oil appropriately. Nicholas Coleman is an international olive oil expert, educator, speaker, and co-founder of Grove and Vine, a bespoke full-service olive oil procurement center. He has taught oil courses for The International Culinary Center, Zagat's Master Class, Bon Appetit, The Institute of Culinary Education, Cornell, Yale, NYU, and Columbia University, Platinum Country Clubs, and to critically acclaimed chefs and sommeliers nationwide. He has been a judge at The New York International Olive Oil Competition and the Sol D'Oro Southern Hemisphere Competition.  In this episode, Dhru and Nicholas dive into (audio version / Apple Subscriber version): How Italians and Greeks use olive oil (2:17 / 2:17)The health benefits of olive oil (3:15 / 3:15) The history of olive oil (11:35 / 9:33)Fraudulent labeling versus adulterated olive oil (18:12 / 16:08)Cutting olive oil with seed oils (22:18 / 20:16)How olive oil became popular in America (27:22 / 25:20)Should you cook with olive oil (38:12 / 34:58)Smoke point and denaturing oil (42:13 / 38:35)High-quality oils, levels of polyphenols, and filtering (43:52 / 40:15)Lack of regulation in the olive oil industry (55:29 / 51:56)What to look for in a quality olive oil (1:01:07 / 57:29) Nicholas’ story and Grove and Vine (1:17:50 / 1:14:12) Also mentioned in this episode: Try This: How to Spot Fake Olive OilTry This: Upgrade Your Honey discount code DP24 to receive $20 off either a 375ml or 1500 ml extra virgin olive oil membership For more on Nicholas, follow him on Instagram and Twitter.  Optimize your Omega-3 levels by choosing a quality fish oil made by and used by the best. Go to and enter promo code DHRU to get 20% off any order.  AquaTru is a countertop reverse osmosis purifier with a four-stage filtration system that removes 15x more contaminants than the bestselling water filters out there. Go to and get $100 off when you try AquaTru for yourself. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
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