olive oil

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A Neutral Fat

a: Olive oil ~
b: the Switzerland of fats

What: "Olive oil is like the Switzerland of fats, because its impact on omega-3s is neutral. When you use olive oil as the primary fat in your diet, it helps to displace omega-6 fats. Olive oil is a well-established staple in the Mediterranean diet and a favorite among chefs for its culinary properties." This is a good explanation of how there are good fats and not so good fats.

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Date: Apr 5 2012 5:44 PM


Olive Oil=duct Tape

a: Olive oil ~
b: the duct tape of the skin care world

What: "The miracle oil from the Old Country - good Italian Olive Oil - is like the duct tape of the skin-care world - there to solve any skin-care problem that the new-fangled oils and creams never seem able to."

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Date: Apr 5 2012 5:48 PM


Olive Oil As Medicine

a: Olive oil ~
b: a drug

What: "Olive oil is like a drug - you can't survive without it."

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Date: Apr 5 2012 6:03 PM



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