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Does Too Much Olive Oil Make You Sick
Yes: I would avoid using olive oil to clean your ears. Most ENT docs recommend standing under a warm shower. Use q tips gently. ...Read more
I consume a lot of olive oil on a daily basis, I know it is suppose to be good for you, but is it too much?
I eat salad with white or dark balsamic vinegar and olive oil almost every day. Is this too much vinegar?
No: Not really. It can cause stomach upset in some peopke, there can also be some dental erosion. There may be some interactions with some medications but you have to be consuming significant amounts of vinegar. I say enjoy it. ...Read more
I consume exactly 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil per day, and it is my only source of fat. Would a total of 8 grams of saturated fat from just the olive oil be too much saturated fat per day?
My wife and I ate raw garlic in olive oil oil on fries last night and got sick vomiting and diarreha middle of night she's breastfeeding too botulism?
This is not botulism, likely some form of food poisoning. And perhaps not due to the fries and raw garlic. Unless the garlic was rotten.
Botulism requires food being in an environment where there is oxygen.
If this goes on for the next day, then I would recommend you visit your doctor. Or if you want you could have us order some simple labs. ...Read more
Have unknown food allergies- been eating unseasoned red meats, asparagus w pure olive oil no sauces- still geting sick-could it b red meat?
YesAlpha Gal Allergy: Galactose alpha 1, 3 galactose (a.k.a Alpha gal allergy) You may have reactions 3-6 hours after eating mammalian meats. You should be able to eat Poultry and fish. Be careful! Some people are so sensitive that you may have trouble with cross-contamination. Sandwich shops, grilled foods with mixture of juices, Fast foods with beef flavorings. Even rice made with beef bullion. ...Read more
Mineral oil: Would be better since it might dissolve cerumen that could be causing itching. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Less than that: Less than 1 tsp.Get a more detailed answer ›
Likely so: Extra virgin olive oil comes from the first press of the olive, so it has a higher concentration of phytonutrients than second press virgin olive oil. These phytonutrients are responsible for the anti-inflammatory effects of olive oil, and is great source of Omega-9 fatty acids. ...Read more
Fat Calories: Calories from fats should be only 10 to 15% of your total calories. ...Read more
Olive oil, Corn Oil:
Both Olive oil and Corn oil have monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats which lower the Cholesterol and protect against Heart disease.
Olive oil has a higher percentage of monounsaturated fats when compared to corn oil.
Olive oil also has the most nutritional value when it is freshest
It is possible that information may not be available about Corn being genetically engineered. ...Read more
Neither in excess: Usually, the fruit has other nutrients that are lost in processing. Obtain olive oil that is the first cold pressing and is virgin. Olive oil is not good for high temp. Cooking of food but good for sautéing and on salads. Excessive use of the olives or oil is fattening. Moderation of all is best. ...Read more
If you must fry…: Olive oil & canola oil are probably the most healthful due to their polyunsaturated fats. Olive oil's shortcoming is its low burning point, which some cooks adjust by adding some butter. Canola tolerates higher temperatures than olive oil. Try baking or broiling instead of frying; they're even more healthful. ...Read more
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