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Health Benefits Of Ginger And Olive Oil
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 been established. ...Read more
Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more
Olive oil: Olive oil contains mono-unsaturated fatty acids (mufas), which are healthy fats compared to saturated and trans fats. Mufas may lower total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels; may also help normalize blood clotting. And some research shows that mufas may benefit Insulin levels and blood sugar control, which helps if you have type 2 diabetes! moderate use only, though. ...Read more
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Olive oil is great: Olive oil is an omega 9 fat and is extremely healthy. Its regular use in a mediterrean diet has been shown to decrease heart disease, diabetes, and decrease inflammation. Lemon pepper is basically lemon juice spiced with pepper to help add flavor. It has not been associated with true medical benefits and the detox programs using it are not studied. I think its great to add for taste though. ...Read more
What's the main health benefits of olive oil vs canola oil? Also can you safely fry things in fry pan using olive oil?
Avoid Canola Oil: The way it is processed and can be genetically engineered. It's from the rapeseed, a variant of mustard. Olive oil is much better. In general, avoid vegetable oils and run from corn oil, another gmo. Yes, you can fry w/olive oil. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Are there any health benefits of applying Extra Virgin Olive Oil on skin for general use and wellbeing without suffering any medical condition?
No,: Unless your skin is dry but there's better lotions ...Read more
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I daily eat 5 -7 table spoons of extra version olive oil mostly sprinkling on food, salad. Any health benefits, or concerns from the saturated fat.
Only calories!: There is little saturated fat in olive oil, which primarily is monosaturated fat, the fat with health benefits, and which also moderates your cholesterol and increases hdl. The only downside is the extra calories. If you are on a low carbohydrate lifestyle, it wouldn't matter. But on a conventional diet it would. It is a good idea to replace saturated fat with monsaturated fat when you can! ...Read more
I have 1-2 glasses of red wine & 2 Tbsp's of extra virgin olive oil per day, both FOR HEALTH BENEFITS. Am I at risk of developing fatty liver?
It depends how long: Have you been taking alcoholic beverages. It is risky. ...Read more
Cholesterol levels.: Extra virgin olive oil is a healthier choice in regards to saturated fats. Coconut oil has the highest saturated fat content of all oils. One tablespoon of coconut oil contains more than 13 grams of fat. This could seriously impact your cholesterol levels. ...Read more
Not necessarily.: People who follow the"Mediterranean diet" may have lower rates of cardiovascular disease (hardening of the arteries). it's not clear whether it's the olive oil or the other components of this diet that are beneficial. It's more important to limit total fat and calories, stay physically active and choose fresh fruits & veggies and whole grain foods than to dose yourself with olive oil. ...Read more
Cooked with sauce with extra virgin olive oil and it boiled. Is this past its smoke point and bad for health? Is it carcinogenic?
You're fine: All smokes probably contain some carcinogens but you can't go through life avoiding everything that makes life enjoyable because that's impossible. And while I'm not much of a cook, it's common for sauces that contain oils (most do) to boil. Relax and stop worrying. Trusting you do not smoke, drink to excess, or do drugs, and that you exercise. Best wishes. ...Read more
Contains MUFA's: Olive oil contains a healthier type of fat called "monounsaturated fat" (MUFA) compared to saturated fats like butter or trans-fats used as an additive in many processed foods. MUFA's benefit by lowering total & LDL cholesterol levels. Replacing bad fats in your diet with MUFA's can lower your risk of heart disease & is beneficial to type 2 Diabetes. Limit daily fat intake to 20-35% of calories. ...Read more
No: Eat it if you like it. Will do no harm & might do some good. ...Read more
I add oil on vegetables to make my salad. Which one is better for health, olive oil or sunflower oil?
Avoid Canola Oil: The way it is processed and can be genetically engineered. It's from the rapeseed, a variant of mustard. Olive oil is much better than sunflower oil. In general, avoid vegetable oils and run from corn oil, another gmo. Yes, you can fry w/olive oil. Peace and good health. ...Read more
(how) can coconut oil replace butter and cooking oil for a better health if you also use olive oil, meat and fish? What are proper amounts?
Mediterranean diet: There are a lot of claims with regard to coconut oil, most of the unsubstantiated. The healthiest diet so far, proven to reduce heart disease in many patients, is the mediterranean diet. It relies on liberal use of extra virgin olive oil, vinegar (low glycemic index, promotes full stomach sensation), fruits, grains, and moderate wine consumption. Canola oil can also be used, in small amounts. ...Read more
Is hard cooking in olive oil (like frying) ok or will it kill most of nutritional benefits of olive oil?
Olive oil: I heard from a biochemistry proff one time that heating olive oil will make those benefits diminish for a number of reasons... consider cooking in alternative way (baking for example) then add olive oil afterwards! ...Read more
Is it helpful to take olive oil for upper respiratory issues? If so what's the benefits of olive oil?
No: Olive oil does not benefit respiratory problems. ...Read more
If you have lemon juice mix with olive oil and you take it every morning what benefits or side effects it has?
Does swishing coconut oil in your mouth daily have any benefits. I heard it whitens your teeth and removes toxins. Is same true of olive oil?
Don't try to be so exotic. Some of these things sound really good but are not any better than the true basics of:
1) use a soft manual toothbrush.
2) place the brush where the teeth and the gum join together.
3) move the brush in circles.
4) do all teeth this way on the face side and the tongue side.
5) follow up with a water pik spraying water in circles same places. ...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