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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

I am reading about all the wonderful benefits of d
Updated 1/27/2015 9:50:44 AM

I am reading about all the wonderful benefits of drinking warm lemon water! Losing weight is justbone of them! Anybody else hear about this?...  Read more

Want marinade recipe for mushroom caps with no oil
Updated 1/16/2015 5:11:54 PM

Anyone know of a marinade recipe for portobello mushroom caps that has no oil in it? Thanks!...  Read more

using coconut oil in recipes - is this good or bad
Updated 1/4/2015 11:36:44 AM

I keep hearing different things on using coconut oil as an alternative in cooking. Anyone with information. Is this a good choice or a bad choice?...  Read more

Raw Coconut Oil
Updated 1/2/2015 7:11:48 PM

I am trying to eliminate artificial and processed foods from my diet. There are many respectable sources that report similar findings on the health benefits of unrefined raw coconut oil. It is 120 calories per tablespoon but due to its molecular st...  Read more

Frying Vegetables in Olive Oil
Updated 12/27/2014 9:27:19 AM

I'm needing to eat more vegetables and I was told that you could fry them in Olive Oil and put Cumin on them i just need to know how much. Please help me I'm really wanting to lose 60 pounds by July 2015....  Read more

reduce calories while cooking

use olive oil spray instead of regular olive oil,...  Read more

I adviod fried foods

I steam my fish with olive oil and spring water if I don't have no more olive oil I use coconut oil....  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