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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Health Food Stores: At health food stores and on-line.
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39 years experience Gastroenterology
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Omega-6: Safflower oil is a healthy option because it contains omega-6 fatty acids. It is high in unsaturated fat & low in saturated fat.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Safflower: If you are looking for unsaturated fats then safflower is best. Compare yourself: http://lowfatcooking.About.Com/od/faqs/f/satfatsoils.Htm.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Diarrhea: if taken in excess Dr Z
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Many benefits: safflower oil appears to increase insulin sensitivity, decrease HbA1C, decrease C-reactive protein, lower fasting blood sugar and increase"good’ ch ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: If an oil is burned with cooking it often has a lot of byproducts and contaminants from combustion that would not make it very tasty to eat anyway. It ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
NO,all fats high cal: Safflower oil is better than solid fats, but it is still a fat. Fats are very calorie dense, packing 9 calories per gram, versus carbs and proteins wh ... Read More
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Dr. Louise Andrew
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Sure: no reason why not.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Has not been shown: There is no proof that this oild help with wt loss. With regular, medium-high intensity 5-6x/wk workout and a healthy/balanced diet along with setting ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Our body makes hormones based on consumption of fatty acids. Safflower oil contains lots of polyunsaturated omega 6 fatty acids, which tend to increas ... Read More
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