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Doctor insights on: Olive Oil Medication

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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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Can too much olive oil make you sick?

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

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What is the healthier type of olive oil to use for cooking?

Olive oil: Any kind of olive oil is good for cooking, extra virgin, virgin and all are ok. ...Read more

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Using extra virgin olive oil in skincare? What does it help with?

Using extra virgin olive oil in skincare? What does it help with?

Some protection: Extra virgin oil doesn't have any proven healing properties above other oils . That said, you can relieve dryness and some superficial irritation temporarily with oil on your skin. Lena horne, who was one of the classic beauties of our time once said that she never washed her face and only applied olive oil to her lovely complexion every night. I think she was just blessed with great genes. ...Read more

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Please can I get some advice?, does olive oil get me extra weight?

Please can I get some advice?, does olive oil get me extra weight?

Olive Oil: Olive oil have approximately 120 calories per tbsp. Ingesting too much will add up in calories. ...Read more

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Why is olive oil considered better for your health than other oils?

Why is olive oil considered better for your health than other oils?

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

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Is a daily dose of olive oil good for if so what dose is recommended?

Is a daily dose of olive oil good for if so what dose is recommended?

Probably, uncertain: Raw fresh extra virgin is a relatively healthy oil to use ; may reduce inflammation ; risk of heart disease, cancer ; cognitive decline in doses of 1-2 tbsp/day. See http://bit.Ly/184senb. However, large amounts are associated with increased risk of heart disease; for an article critical of olive oil see http://bit.Ly/1cgojkl- but this article ignores much of recent research in the first article. ...Read more

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Apart from olive oil, what is the best healthy oil to use for cooking?

Coconut Oil: Pure coconut oil would rank right up there with virgin olive oil. Some may feel that it is superior. ...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