Top
10
Doctor insights on: Vitamins In Olive Oil

Share
2

2
Can I face massage with olive oil and after cleaning my face apply glycolic acid? I'm concerned about olive oil and vitamin A in it

Can I face massage with olive oil and after cleaning my face apply glycolic acid? I'm concerned about olive oil and vitamin A in it

Concern about VitA? : Glycolic Acid is a good Exfoliating agent. Oil massage would help the drying/Exfoliating skin. I do not understand what is the concern about Vit A? ...Read more

3

3
Is handmade cosmetic (often has olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, vitamin e, ...) safe and good for our skin? I'm going to use a handmade soap.

Is handmade cosmetic (often has olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, vitamin e, ...) safe and good for our skin? I'm going to use a handmade soap.

Yes: Oil ingredients that are healthful to ingest are normally healthy to use on the skin where they are often absorbed into the body. Many commercial products contain preservatives that are actually toxic or alter hormone states. ...Read more

5

5
What is the best way to grow help eyelashes grow? I have heard olive oil, vitimin e oil or caster oil. Can't afford fancy stuff. Thank you.

What is the best way to grow help eyelashes grow? I have heard olive oil, vitimin e oil or caster oil. Can't afford fancy stuff. Thank you.

Eyelash growth: From my experience all that works is lattise, cilia, or biotin supplement. Lattise runs around $100 per month, cilia $50-75 per month, and biotin you need to check and your local health / vitamin outlet. ...Read more

7

7
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

See 2 more doctor answers
8

8
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

10

10
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

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
Is it ok to drink olive oil?

Olive oil: Yes but most of us don't like the taste in large amounts. Try putting extra virgin olive oil on your salds with a little vinegar. ...Read more

12

12
Is olive oil good for treating sunburns?

Is olive oil good for treating sunburns?

Not really: Cool compresses; aloe vera gel (avoid the ones with Benzocaine as they can cause allergic skin reaction); topical otc steroid cream for more painful burns (remember to use very sparingly to avoid potential skin damage). Prevention is even better: sun blocks that protect against uva & uvb applied b4 exposure; long sleeves, broad-brimmed hats, pants. For sever blistering, see fp. ...Read more

13

13
Is darker or lighter olive oil healthier?

Is darker or lighter olive oil healthier?

Read this please: The colour of an olive oil is related to the amount of chlorophyll it contains. Olives are picked early in the season tend to make green coloured oil as they contain higher levels of chlorophyll. Olives harvested late in the season will typically produce more golden coloured oils due to a higher level of natural occurring levels of carotene like substances. ...Read more

14

14
Which type of olive oil is healthier for salads?

Extra virgin: Extra virgin olive oil is the healthiest. ...Read more

15

15
What are the health benefits of eating olive oil?

What are the health benefits of eating 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

16

16
Would it be unhealthy to ingest 5 and 1/4 cups of olive oil?

Would it be unhealthy to ingest 5 and 1/4 cups of olive oil?

Yes: Not only would you likely wind up with a terrible case of diarrhea as it passes through you, you would be ingesting a huge amount of calories. One tablespoon of olive oil has 120 calories. So 5.25 cups of it equals 84 tablespoons which is 10,080 calories of pure fat in one shot! ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
17

17
Could olive oil really unclog pores?

Could olive oil really unclog pores?

Unclogging pores: Thank you for your question regarding unclogging pores with olive oil. Consider the ancient technique of "ahbyanga" translated "loving hands". It simply suggests using warmed sesame oil massaged into your skin BEFORE you wash, washing with gentle soap, drying skin gently and noting how much cleaner and softer the skin becomes over time. Try it for a month and tell me how it worked for you. ...Read more

18

18
Is massaging penis with olive oil good?

Is massaging penis with olive oil good?

Penis and olive oil.: It moisterizes the skin and has also been used for lubrication during masturbation. Unfortunately, it does not appear to increase strength of the penis, or erectile length. Hope this helps. ...Read more

19

19
Is olive oil safe to eat with fatty liver?

Is olive oil safe to eat with fatty liver?

Read this: To revert your fatty liver and obesity, read these 2 short articles: 1.https://www.kaushikmd.com/fatty-liver-on-a-rise-with-diabetes-and-obesity-epidemics/ 2. https://www.kaushikmd.com/get-started/ ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
By applying olive oil to your skin, cure hives?

By applying olive oil to your skin, cure hives?

Unfortunately no: Hives are very distressing. Unfortunately, topical treatment such as creams, ointments, etc are not effective for treating hives even antihistamine creams. The best treatment for the itching and redness of hives is an antihistamine by mouth such as claritin, zyrtec, Allegra or benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more