Grocery staples i.e., Olive oil is extracted from olives (fruits of the olive trees). It is a good source of vitamin E, K, and fatty acids (i.e., saturated and monounsaturated fatty acids). It finds its application in cooking, medicine as well in the cosmetic industry. The pungent flavor of this ingredient adds an enchanting taste to the bland dishes. One of the most beneficial effects is their ability to fight inflammation. It is rich in nutrients (oleic acid & olecanthal) both of which help fight against inflammation. Some individuals preserve olives in olive oil. The varying kinds include refined, virgin, and extra virgin olive oil. This vegetable oil is employed for cooking, stir-fries, and salad dressing. In case of cooking at high temperatures choose extra virgin variety as it withstands high temperature and is more likely to retain its antioxidant content.