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Olive Oil Is Good for You!

Summary: Olive oil is full of healthy nutrients and has been scientifically proven to be healthier for you than other cooking oils or butter.
Air Date: 6/19/14
Duration: 10
Host: Dr. David Friedman
Guest Bio: Mary Platis
marypapoulias-platisMary Platis, food writer and culinary teacher, discovered her passion for olive oil after visiting the Greek island Kythera. Mary’s Greek heritage introduced her to healthy and seasonal cooking, and now she shares her own recipes with culinary students, readers of her popular blog, California Greek Girl and, of course, her family. Mary is currently the olive oil spokesperson for Bragg Live Foods©, and owner of The Greek Gourmet© catering company for more than 25 years. Mary and her recipes have been featured in a number of publications including Olive Oil Times, Greek-American Magazine, October Unprocessed, Melissa’s Produce, and Meatless Mondays among others. She has also appeared on Dr. John Westerdahl’s Health and Longevity Talk Show on Life Talk, and Author’s Corner with Neil Haley on Total Education. Mary sits on the board of the Les Dames d’ Escoffier San Diego and is a member of the Publisher and Writers of San Diego. As an avid gardener, her inspiration for recipes and writing begins with a morning walk through her seasonal garden. She is the mother of three grown children and lives in San Diego, California with her husband and dog, Hershey.
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Olive Oil Is Good for You!
Olive oil is a staple of the Mediterranean diet and largely responsible for making it one of the healthiest and delectable diets in the world.

Mary Platis, author of Cooking Techniques and Recipes with Olive Oil, joins To Your Good Health Radio to share everything you need to know about olive oil, including which types to purchase, how to properly store the oil and even different ways to use the oil that you may have never considered.

Whether you are an avid cook or just want to learn more about the benefits of olive oil, this segment will provide all you need to know.
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