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Can too much olive oil make you sick?

Possibly: Too much of anything can make you sick. ...Read more

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Is it possible for putting too much olive oil in ear to clean it out?

Is it possible for putting too much olive oil in ear to clean it out?

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

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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 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?

Good for you: Anything in xs is probably not that good. Xs would likely result in loose stools or diarrhea. Would reduce your intake if this occurs. By and large olive oil consumption is healthy & good for you. ...Read more

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I eat salad with white or dark balsamic vinegar and olive oil almost every day. Is this too much vinegar?

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

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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?

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?

Misinformed?: That is too little fat. Haven't you heard fat is not what makes you fat. Sugar is. For all your body functions to work well and to be able to age well you should have your calories consist if about 10% fat. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Not 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

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Have unknown food allergies- been eating unseasoned red meats, asparagus w pure olive oil no sauces- still geting sick-could it b red meat?

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

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Can I apply a drop of olive oil into my ear canal for excessive itching?

Can I apply a drop of olive oil into my ear canal for excessive itching?

Mineral oil: Would be better since it might dissolve cerumen that could be causing itching. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Is extra virgin olive oil much healthier than regular olive oil and if so, why?

Is extra virgin olive oil much healthier than regular olive oil and if so, why?

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

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Why is olive oil healthy?

Why is olive oil healthy?

Olive oil: Olive oil like canola oil is a monounsatured fat and these have been shown to lower cholesterol. These are considered to be healthy fats and so can be eaten regularly. ...Read more

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What is olive oil used for?

What is olive oil used for?

Olive oil: Olive oil can be used for cooking, shaving, conditioning hair, removing paint from hands and has many other uses throughout the home. ...Read more

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Is olive oil safe to tan with?

Is olive oil safe to tan with?

No: It has no spf and can cause the skin to burn leading to skin damage and skin cancer. ...Read more

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Is olive oil the only oil you need?

Is olive oil the only oil you need?

No: Your diet should consists of a small amounts of oils. I dont' think anyone would say that only one is all you need. ...Read more

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Does olive oil get me extra weight?

Does olive oil get me extra weight?

You bet!: Hi. Yes, you bet. 9 calories/gram...just like every other oil or triglyceride source (soy, corn, safflower, canola, lard, Crisco, etc, etc) ...Read more

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Olive oil massage can groth peniss?

Olive oil massage can groth peniss?

No effect: There are many home remedies stated to cause penile enlargement. None of them work and olive oil is one of those non-effective ideas. ...Read more

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What are the good effects of olive oil?

What are the good effects of olive oil?

Olive oil: Olive oil has 8.1 mcg of vitamin K, 1.9 mg of vitamin E & 1.9 grams of saturated fat. Olive oil also contains 30mg of phytosterols which helps to keep cholesterol low. ...Read more

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Which is healthier: olive oil or corn oil?

Which is healthier: olive oil or corn oil?

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

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Is olive oil healthy to have all the time?

Is olive oil healthy to have all the time?

Olive oil: Olive oil has a number of purported benefits to include action as an anti-inflammatory, cholesterol lowerer, anttioxidant, and calcium absorber among many others. Not all have been demonstrated in rigorous studies, and appropriate dosing for benefits has not be established. ...Read more

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Does extra virgin olive oil good for cooking?

Does extra virgin olive oil good for cooking?

Yes: Olive oil has good health benefits especially cold pressed. It is healthy to minimize fried food. ...Read more

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Which is healthier, eating olives or olive oil?

Which is healthier, eating olives or olive oil?

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

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Putting olive oil on my body, is this benefitial?

Putting olive oil on my body, is this benefitial?

Olive Oil: Olive oil can be used to clean & moisturize skin, to condition hair & in place of shaving cream. ...Read more

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Can't we use olive oil for cooking on high flame?

Olive oil: Olive oil is highly combustible and therefore it is not recommended for cooking with a high flame. ...Read more

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If you fry something in olive oil, is it better for you?

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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Excess of extra virgin olive oil daily can makes me fat?

Excess of extra virgin olive oil daily can makes me fat?

Yes.: Like all fats, olive oil is calorie dense and contains 120 calories in one tablespoon. Two tablespoons (one ounce) contains 240 calories. So using excess virgin olive oil will cause you to gain weight. ...Read more