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Doctor insights on: Are Smoked Oysters In Sunflower Oil Good For You

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I cook with sunflower oil. Is it good for health.?

I cook with sunflower oil. Is it good for health.?

Yes: Sunflower oil is comprised mostly of poly and monounsaturated fatty acids. These are the healthy fats. Bad fats are saturated fat and trans fat.

I'd also advise not to cook everything in oil :). ...Read more

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What are safflower and sunflower oil benefits?

What are safflower and sunflower oil benefits?

Many benefits: Safflower oil appears to increase insulin sensitivity, decrease HbA1C, decrease C-reactive protein, lower fasting blood sugar and increase"good’ cholesterol. It should, if taken be balanced with additional consumption of omega 3 fatty acids Sunflower oil is also rich in omega 6 fatty acids and has similar effects to safflower oil. The normal diet is usually very rich in omega 6 fatty acids so supplementation is unnecessary. Better to take omega 3 fatty acids as they balance the omega 6: seafood, flaxseeds, walnuts and canola oil. ...Read more

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Which is healthier: grapeseed oil or sunflower oil?

Grapeseed sunflower: Depends on what health issues you are trying to treat. Lets chant and we can figure out what is best for you. ...Read more

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Which has less cholesterol, mustardoil or sunflower oil?

Which has less cholesterol, mustardoil or sunflower oil?

It's a toss-up: Mustard oil has no cholesterol but is 100% fat, 14% of which is saturated fat, 59% monounsaturated. Sunflower oil also has no cholesterol and is 100% fat but 11% is saturated, 57% monounsat. Both have the same number of calories (120 per 15 gram serving). Monounsat fats are good when substituted for the small amt of fat included in a healthy diet. ...Read more

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Which is better to use:corn oil, sunflower oil or canola oil?

Which is better to use:corn oil, sunflower oil or canola oil?

None for cooking: None of these oils are healthy to cook with! Most corn & canola oil is genetically modified so I would avoid if not organic. Sunflower is healthy raw. For cooking best choices are olive oil (for low heat- under 350 degrees) and coconut oil for higher heat. See http://integrativemed. Kumc. Edu/school-of-medicine/integrative-medicine/health-topics/healthy-cooking-oils. Html for more information. ...Read more

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Are food products in sunflower oil bad for you because of the high ratio of omega 6s to omega 3s?

Are food products in sunflower oil bad for you because of the high ratio of omega 6s to omega 3s?

Omega-3s vs omega-6s: Some believe our modern diet that is heavy in omega-6s may be responsible for a variety of ills ranging from coronary artery ds to auto-immune dss, obesity, etc. Thus the trend to emphasis omega-3s, which have anti-inflammatory properties. Omega-6s are involved in inflammation, blood clotting, & cell proliferation; so they are needed. But we need to reduce the current 10 to 1 ratio to 2 to1—>. ...Read more

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Is this really true that sunflower oil is safe for health or this is just a way of making business for compnies? As 30 years ago no1 was using it...

Is this really true that sunflower oil is safe for health or this is just a way of making business for compnies? As 30 years ago no1 was using it...

Unsaturated sunflowe: The safest oils for the diet are extra virgin olive oil and coconut oil. Most of the other oils like sunflower oil are polyunsaturated and many doctors consider these to be unhealthy oils. ...Read more

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Is it true that sunflower seeds OR the sunflower oil can cure HIV?

Is it true that sunflower seeds OR the sunflower oil can cure HIV?

No: There are no medical studies that I can find that have proven that sunflower seeds or sunflower oil cure HIV. ...Read more

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Sunflower allergy --problem with oil?

Sunflower allergy --problem with oil?

No problem w/ oil: If you are allergic to sunflower seed, you may still eat or cook with the highly purified oil. The allergy is to the proteins in the sunflower seed. Highly purified sunflower oil should not contain any significant protein. However, in very highly sensitive patients with a history of a severe reaction, it may be best to avoid the sunflower oil as well. ...Read more

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Does sunflower seed oil interact with propecia 1mg? Thanks

Does sunflower seed oil interact with propecia 1mg? Thanks

Propecia: Your pharmacist can be very helpful in this kind of question as he/she has access to thorough information about medications. I don't believe there is any interaction between sunflower seed oil and propecia. ...Read more

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What is "high oleic" sunflower oil, and is it healthier than normal sunflower oil? What about compared to olive oil?

What is "high oleic" sunflower oil, and is it healthier than normal sunflower oil? What about compared to olive oil?

More oleic, maybe, not: High oleic sunflower oil has at least 80% monounsaturated oleic acid ; is likely healthier than regular sunflower oil which has more unstable polyunsaturated fats, but still is not a healthy oil and not as healthy as olive oil. See http://bit. Ly/18mu5yg and http://authoritynutrition. Com/healthy-cooking-oils/ and http://tqidiet. Wordpress. Com/2013/05/28/speaking-out-against-high-oleic-oils/. ...Read more

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Which oil is best to cook food in soyabean, sunflower, cotton seed or rice bran. Usually we change oil every six months?

Which oil is best to cook food in soyabean, sunflower, cotton seed or rice bran. Usually we change oil every six months?

MarketingControversy: From a human health standpoint, saturated and some monounsaturated fats have best track records. These include lard, bacon fat, butter, coconut, palm ; olive oils. While polyunsaturated fats have long been promoted as superior, this has never been supported by quality scientific research. Mary g. Enig ; her research work are a good place to start. Also dietdoctor. Com, gary taubes, peter attia, etc. ...Read more

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I add oil on vegetables to make my salad. Which one is better for health, olive oil or sunflower oil?

I add oil on vegetables to make my salad. Which one is better for health, olive oil or sunflower oil?

Avoid Canola Oil: The way it is processed and can be genetically engineered. It's from the rapeseed, a variant of mustard. Olive oil is much better than sunflower oil. In general, avoid vegetable oils and run from corn oil, another gmo. Yes, you can fry w/olive oil. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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If you have a peanut and tree nut allergy is sunflower seed oil o.K. To use?

If you have a peanut and tree nut allergy is sunflower seed oil o.K. To use?

Most commercial: Nuts are prepared with the same equipment where peanuts are processed. Hence it may be dangerous. It will be a good idea to have your allergist test for sunflower seed allergy. ...Read more

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Are there advantages to sunflower oil over olive oil? Wouldn't be cooking with them, just pouring over pasta. Sunflower less saturated fat I noticed

Are there advantages to sunflower oil over olive oil? Wouldn't be cooking with them, just pouring over pasta. Sunflower less saturated fat I noticed

Food Questions: Medicine has no opinion on this. We do not endorse one product over another, especially when they are nearly the exact same thing chemically. ...Read more

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Do these supplements cause prostate cancer. Selenium and vitamin e derived from sunflower oil. I didn't take these yet just to be on the safe side.?

Do these supplements cause prostate cancer. Selenium and vitamin e derived from sunflower oil. I didn't take these yet just to be on the safe side.?

Not sure yet, but...: There has been no real study on how selenium & Vit E may induce prostate cancer. Most supplements are preying on public's fear and anxiety for commercialism with conflicting info on benefits or harms. In general, you may use them in moderation, but seriously take healthy lifestyle with no overindulgence as the foundation of all care. More? Go to articles in http://formefirst. Com/onLifeBasics. Html. ...Read more

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Is it safe to consume vegetable/canola/sunflower/corn type of oils without cooking them? I just pour over my pasta, but not actually cook with them.

Is it safe to consume vegetable/canola/sunflower/corn type of oils without cooking them? I just pour over my pasta, but not actually cook with them.

Yes, however...: Cooking makes virtually all oils more toxic so it is far better to have them raw than cooked. However, many nutrition experts advise avoiding most vegetable oils. Olive oil would be a better choice than any of the ones you mention. See http://bit. Ly/18mu5yg and http://www. Eatingrules. Com/2012/02/cooking-oil-comparison-chart/ & http://authoritynutrition. Com/healthy-cooking-oils/. ...Read more

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Are sunflower seeds good for your body?

Are sunflower seeds good for your body?

Yes: As long as they are organic and not completely coated in salt. They are rich in good fats, phytochemicals, folate, vitamin e, selenium, and copper. Also they add fiber to the diet. ...Read more

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Is oil olay good for kids?

Is oil olay good for kids?

Skin oil: In general, for kids it is always better to use simple oils to lubricate the skin. You may use simple petrolium jelly over dry skin. ...Read more

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Which oil is good for body masaj?

Massage Oil: I would advise you that there may not be a right answer to this question. Medically my thoughts would be to choose an oil that is not harsh on your skin and one that you do not react to as like allergies.

I would think that most oils used for massage are safe. ...Read more