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A 27-year-old female asked:

What oil is better for cooking (i.e., stir frying) -- olive oil or grape seed oil?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Olive oil: Olive oil is one of the best oils you can use. It is a big part of the Mediterranean diet which is considered to be one of the most heart healthy diets around.
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Olive oil: Olive oil has a slightly higher smoking point and may be better for cooking. From a health perspective, Olive oil again certainly better as it contains a better Omega-3:Omega-6 fatty acid ratio.

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