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The Miracle of Olive Oil [Paperback]

Dr Penny Stanway

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2 Feb 2012 Miracle
Written by an experienced doctor who is also a trained cook, "The Miracle of Olive Oil" is packed with helpful information on everything from food preparation to health and beauty. With an A-Z section of ailments against which olive oil has proved effective, a collection of 32 delicious recipes, and tips on how to use this wondrous oil to enhance hair, nails, and skin, this is an essential guide for anyone interested in eating--and living--well.

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  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Watkins Publishing LTD; 1 edition (2 Feb 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1780281056
  • ISBN-13: 978-1780281056
  • Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 12.1 x 18.4 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 259,686 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Penny Stanway is a writer, doctor, artist and cook.

She worked as a doctor in general practice, then in child health. After having her first baby, she realized the usual advice to breastfeed every 4 hours for 10 minutes a side didn't work for her. Research revealed that this advice was based on schedules for bottle-feeding, took no account of how a woman's body works, and meant most women couldn't breastfeed successfully. Her passion to share and explain well-founded, up-to-date information led to her first book, 'Breast is Best' (US - 'The Breastfeeding Bible'). This much-loved guide aims to enable women to breastfeed for as long as they want and is now in its 6th edition

Penny's 27 subsequent books, many on women's health, baby-care and child health, have continued to empower others.

Her 8 most recent books are about 'miracle foods' such as garlic, olive oil, spices and teas. They include 'The Miracle of Honey'.

Penny has also written:
* 'Free Your Inner Artist', on encouraging creativity - and including an account of her feelings and other responses to 3 years of art classes.
* 'Christmas - a Cook's Tour', with Ingeborg Relph, about Christmas food around the world.

WEBSITES: pennystanway.com and pennystanwayart.com

Amazon reviews of any of Penny's books are most welcome.

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About the Author

Dr. Penny Stanway practiced for several years as a family doctor and as a child-health doctor before becoming increasingly interested in the benefits of a healthy diet and other natural approaches to health and well-being. She is also a trained and accomplished cook and has written more than 20 books on health, food, and nutrition, including "The Miracle of Apple Cider Vinegar" (2010) and "The Miracle of Lemons" (2011).

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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful Olives for Health and Beauty 15 May 2012
By Valerie B. Lull - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Dr. Stanway writes a concise volume on the virtues of olive oil. There is a lot of information about the benefits of olive oil and many practical tips for it's use. Included is information on how the olives are grown and processed and lists of the nutritional properties of olive oil.

There is a section listing various ailments and the proper olive oil remedy and a section of beauty tips. Stanway includes a section on how to choose and use olive oil and I was amazed at the amount of adulteration of the product that goes on in the industry.

She also talks about storage and preservation of olive oil and how easily it can go rancid. For example, choosing olive oil sold in dark bottles, as light causes it to lose it's potency. Included is a section of recipes for everything from salad dressing to olive bread. Being a lover and user of olive oil myself I found the book very useful and informative and I liked the recipes.
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