From ancient times to present-day, olive oil has been used for everything from health ailments to beauty and the home and so much more. Now evidence shows that a diet based on olive oil can add years to our life and may even prevent some diseases. Health author-journalist Cal Orey has consulted top doctors, olive oil producers, and chefs, getting the most up-to-date information, written in a lively, warm and witty first-person narrative on the many health benefits of olive oil, and other oils, such as coconut, avocado, pumpkin seed, and canola oil.
The wide world of oils teamed with a Mediterranean diet and lifestyle may help in: weight loss, heart health, relieving arthritis aches; inhibiting breast and colon cancer; preventing diabetes; reducing pain; staving off ulcers; and, fighting impaired memory. It also includes dozens of NEW easy and sophisticated comfort superfood delicious recipes that make healing oils a vital part of a long and healthy life!