101: Olive Oil Health Benefits with Scientist Dr. Mary Flynn

101: Olive Oil Health Benefits with Scientist Dr. Mary Flynn

July 6, 2020 | 55 minutes, 48 seconds

In this podcast, Dr. John interviews scientist Mary Flynn, PhD, RD, LDN on her research on the health benefits of olive oil!

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Mary Flynn, PhD, RD, LDN

is an Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinical) at Brown University where she teaches undergraduate course in nutrition and a research dietitian at The Miriam Hospital, where she has worked since 1984. She also lectures in the Warren Alpert Medical School on nutrition related topics. Her main research interest is how food can be used as medicine and her main food of interest is extra virgin olive oil, which she has been researching since 1998. ​In 2013, she founded The Olive Oil Health Initiative of The Miriam Hospital at Brown University that has a mission of educating the public and medical community on the health benefits of olive oil.

She is co-author of the books LOW-FAT LIES, high fat frauds and the healthiest diet in the world (Lifeline Press, 1999) and A Pink Ribbon Diet (Da Capo Press, October 2010) which is a weight loss program and cookbook for women who have had breast cancer based on her research of the plant based, olive oil diet that she has developed.

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Web | medfooddiet.com

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1 thought on “101: Olive Oil Health Benefits with Scientist Dr. Mary Flynn”

  1. Great article! I loooove olive oil. Anyone interested in this stuff should definitely check out the book Everyday Roots. It teaches you how to replace all the toxic chemicals in your life with healthy organic alternatives. Its completely changed my life and how I feel everyday! 🙂

    Heres a great review of everday roots: http://reggiesreview.weebly.com/everyday-roots-review.html

    Keep up the great content!


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