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A 52-year-old male asked:

Which oil is better for cooking, olive or canola? i believe canola is lower in saturated fats.

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Olive vs canola: 52 F asks which is better for cooking: olive vs canola. Depends on what aspect of "cooking" you are talking about. I much prefer olive if salad and low temp cooking. But for waffles use canola unless u like.olive O taste. Deep frying canola has higher smoking point. So let's us known more about what you mean.

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Last updated Jan 6, 2017

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