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Doctor insights on: Olive Oil Side Effects

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If you have lemon juice mix with olive oil and you take it every morning what benefits or side effects it has?

If you have lemon juice mix with olive oil and you take it every morning what benefits or side effects it has?

Better to put it on: Your food or salad. The omega 3's are good in olive oil, and lemon juice in water helps alkalinize your body, but straight can damage the enamel of your teeth. So a tsp diluted in a glass of water would be okay (and safe for your teeth.) ...Read more

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It was suggested to me that adding a teaspoon of olive oil to a glass of orange juice daily would increase hdl. Is this true? Possible side-effects?

It was suggested to me that adding a teaspoon of olive oil to a glass of orange juice daily would increase hdl. Is this true? Possible side-effects?

Olive oil: It is well known fact that olive oil has beneficial effect on both ldl.And hdl.Bot why would you like to drink olive oil in a glass of orange juice.You should use olive oil for cooking and enjoy the taste of coocked food and derive the health benefits.Olive oil brings the LDL (bad cholesterol) down and raises the( good cholesterol)hdl .But if you want to drink the cocktail thats ok. ...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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What are the pros and cons of taking olive oil orally as a home remedy should it be done or not and will it have lasting effects (good or bad)?

What are the pros and cons of taking olive oil orally as a home remedy  should it be done or not and will it have lasting effects (good or bad)?

Unknown: We know that following a mediterranean diet which is high in olive oil has health benefits, but there are no scientific studies that show that taking olive oil is supplement form has the same benefits. ...Read more

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Im 18 years old, Dark brown spots on my neck, no effects or itch, it might be spreading i don't know, Ive tried olive oil but don' work, what is this?

Im 18 years old, Dark brown spots on my neck, no effects or itch, it might be spreading i don't know, Ive tried olive oil but don' work, what is this?

Rash: Rashes are very hard to diagnose without photograph. If you would like a virtual consult, I would be happy to help you. www.healthtap.com/drhilarypetersel keycode RQJVYP Otherwise, I would suggest seeing a dermatogist or your pediatrician if you are concerned. ...Read more