Organic extra virgin olive oil has so many health benefits. It is high in calories and fat, but it is a good fat, called a mono-unsaturated fat, (MUFA) and can help with weight loss. MUFAS help the body break down stored fat. It also lowers bad cholesterol and raises good cholesterol. It is great for skin, hair and nails. It can be used as a salad dressing alone or with vinegar and spices. It is the best oil to cook with, but again watch the portion size. It is also amazing on skin, hair and nails. You can use it on your body, but not your face, unless you do not have oily skin issues. It is also a natural tanning oil for tan worshippers.