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Olive Oil Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Olive Oil Benefits.

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Choose Olive Oil as a Healthy Alternative

Would you be surprised to learn that you CAN feel good about fat in your food? Here’s a refresher on one source of fat – olive oil – the healthier oil of all oils and the natural juice of the olive fruit. Its most talked about benef...  Read more

Dining Out: Greek & Middle Eastern Cuisines

Characteristics: There’s more to Greek food than gyros, baklava and Greek salads. Many dishes include low-fat dips, but many desserts and pastries are loaded with fat. Overall, this is generally a healthy way to eat; even the higher calor...  Read more

Getting Your Greens

When Martha Stewart was doing hard time, there were reports that she voluntarily pulled up weeds outside in the prison yard each day. Was she just trying to get out early for good behavior? Not quite. Martha was actually taking an unconventional appr...  Read more

Homemade Beauty Recipes for Hair

Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help you glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as shampoos, conditioners and hair masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your hair. Below you&rsqu...  Read more

Dining Out: Italian Cuisine

Characteristics: These simple menu items have lots of flavor. Portions in the U.S. are often double those served overseas. Many dishes are very high in fat and calories, so diligence is a must. Common Ingredients: Entrees are often d...  Read more

Olive garden? Any healthy choices? I'm going on a
Updated 8/25/2016 12:27:56 AM

Olive garden? Any healthy choices? I'm going on a special date there tom night...  Read more

#food can't wait... drumsticks in the crockpot with diced tomato/ garlic & olive oil. served with
Updated 8/24/2016 5:48:57 PM

#food can't wait... drumsticks in the crockpot with diced tomato/ garlic & olive oil. served with garlic sauteed asparagus and lima beans .......  Read more

Went to lunch with family yesterday Olive garden..
Updated 8/18/2016 1:56:36 PM

Went to lunch with family yesterday Olive garden...menu not diet friendly..me to waiter "need to know calories in what" boom 2 minutes later complete printed list in my hand. .....= yum healthy lunch...  Read more

Does anyone use an oil mister? Any idea how to gau
Updated 8/16/2016 12:34:10 AM

Does anyone use an oil mister? Any idea how to gauge how much oil you're using? Thinking of buying one....  Read more

Does anyone know anything about the health benefit
Updated 8/14/2016 10:40:38 AM

Does anyone know anything about the health benefits of induction cooking??...  Read more

Less calories , same oil

In order to benefit from Olive oil and not get as many calories:Use 2Tb spoon of olive oil together with lemon juice as a salad dressing, Whenever you need to use oil, spray it ;...  Read more

Foot Massage

I discovered that warming a few tablespoons of olive oil and adding a handful of epsom salts makes a great massage treat. Combine and rub gently will not only slough off the dead skin, but you get the added benefit of softer hands. Rinse after trea...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

Top 8 'Mediterranean Diet' Foods You Should be Eating

A European Mediterranean eating style is considered a healthy way to eat by many health professionals. One primary reason is because of its plant based focus as well as that it is low in refined sugar and preservatives. These are very different eatin...  Read more

New U.S. Olive Oil Standards Are Coming

If you are a Rachael Ray fan, you are sure to know what she means when she mentions EVOO. If you consider yourself a foodie or a farmer's market junkie, references to golden-hues or peppery finishes of oil do not confuse you. For many of us, selectin...  Read more