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Healthy Vegetable Oils
Atherogenic: They cause hardening of the arteries.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dear dr. What happens when we cook food with vegetable oil? Specially for frying. The bad side of health. What is your advices? Please enlight me.
Healthy ones: Try using olive oil and low saturated oils such as grape seed oil. Also peanut and sunflower oils are good as well. ...Read more
Could you tell me why have people abandoned animal fats and are using vegetable oils? Is it a health issue?
Saturated fat: Saturated fats are linked with heart disease, animal fats are saturated, vegetable oils are unsaturated which explains the surge of use of vegetable oils. Monounsaturated fats such as olive oil have the best health effects, certain vegetable oils such as corn oil and soybean oil are high in omega 6 fatty acids cause inflammation. margarine has trans fats, also is very bad. ...Read more
REALLY UNHEALTHY!!!: This is recipe for disaster. Potatoes are in the environmental working group's dirty dozen foods-they're high in pesticides if not organic & are readily converted to sugar so raise blood sugar, causing weight gain & increased risk of diabetes. Generic "vegetable oil" is almost certainly corn, soy or canola which are all gmo if not organic & very toxic, fried potatoes have carcinogenic acrylamides. ...Read more
Olive oil: is by far the better oil for any use. Vegetable oils can contain a mix of oils and get solid at room temp. One has to read the label carefully to understand way we are actually consuming w/vegetable oil. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Olive oil cooking: I commend you for your desire to have Good health. Olive oil has been used in Mediterranean Diet for centuries; it is also available in organic form. Olive oil contains 14% of saturated fat and 73% of Monosaturated fat and is considered the healthiest of all oils for cooking. ...Read more
Yes: While I'm not clear on why you would want to do this, both of these things should be safe. ...Read more
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I usually used chicken oil in frying. which would you prefer in cooking, the chicken fats or the vegetable oil?
Are potato chips and french fries still considered vegetables? Are they bad for you even if they are cooked in "vegetable" oil?
Sort of, REALLY BAD: Technically french fries/chips are vegetables but are also junk food.When people are advised to eat veggies these aren't what's meant & don't count as credit towards servings.French fries/chips are very fattening, usually contain hazardous trans fats & have high levels of carcinogenic acrylamides. Baked potatoes have acrylamides too but less fat.See http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/439966. ...Read more
Someone told me you can put ice blocks and massage your breasts so they aren't saggy with ice blocks or different vegetable oil is that true?
No massage: nor ice blocks will alter breast sagging. ...Read more
Why do I get really irrational anger/rage after i eat food that is fried in vegetable oil? Why am i a rare case? Is there an underlying problem?
Something else: I don't think is the oil must be something else. ...Read more
Yes.: Olive oil contains oleic acid (monounsaturated fatty acid) ; several antioxidants. It fights heart disease (lowers triglycerides, ldl; protects it from free radicals ; raises hdl), also diabetes ; cancer. Best is cold pressed, first pass, unfiltered olive oil in dark bottles, used raw (mediterranean diet). For cooking use coconut oil, palm oil (healthy saturated fats) or ghee (clarified butter). ...Read more
Veg oil: Veg oil can lessen constipation a bit but other factors can prevail. Fiber is essential. The ingested oil will be absorbed but IF you consume lots of fiber, then fiber can adsorb some the oil and pass. Consume oatmeal, apple, pear, apricot, prune, bran, lots of liquid, and veg oil will have impact. Dried prune or apricot can be easy. High fiber oatmeal is easy. ...Read more
My doc said to use vegetable oil as a lubricant for sex, because i react to regular lubricants. Is this ok? Are there any nonirritating lubricants?
Lubrication: Choice of lubrication depends on the preferences of both partners -- but vegetable oils should be okay if you react to ones like astroglide, etc. Some find coconut oil helpful, depending on your response. ...Read more
My wife made cupcakes. Several hours after eating we found the vegetable oil was 2 years expired. Should we be concerned? The cupcakes tasted fine.
Expired oil: You should be ok if you don't have any symptoms ...Read more
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