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Doctor insights on: Safflower Oil And Weight Loss

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Can safflower oil with weight loss?

Can safflower oil with weight loss?

Dieters Beware, Pt.2: APPETITE SUPPRESSANTS (Acai berry, Whey, Hoodia, Beta glucan, Leptin, Guar gum, Hydroxycitrate)) Claim: The pills and powders can make you feel full, causing you to eat less. Science: There are few human studies confirming their effectiveness. Risks: Since they haven't been well studied, side effects are wholly unknown. (Ref. Time,7/14) ...Read more

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Where can I find organic safflower oil?

Dieters Beware, Pt.4: METABOLISM BOOSTERS (Leptin, Bitter orange, Green coffee) Claim: They help you burn more fat and calories. Science: Stimulants may help cells use more energy, but they can come with serious adverse effects. Risks: Some stimulants speed heart rate and blood pressure, and heart attacks have been reported. (Ref. Time,7/14) ...Read more

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Which oil is better for health, safflower or soybean?

Safflower: If you are looking for unsaturated fats then safflower is best. Compare yourself: http://lowfatcooking.About.Com/od/faqs/f/satfatsoils.Htm. ...Read more

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What are some of the benefits of using safflower oil?

What are some of the benefits of using safflower oil?

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. ...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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Is safflower oil burned when used for cooking toxic?

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 may not be toxic but i would not recommend that you use it anyway. ...Read more

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Can safflower oil aid in dieting?

Can safflower oil aid in dieting?

Dieters Beware, Pt.1: FAT BURNERS ( Gamma linoleic acid, DNP, Acai berry, Whey). Claim: They will "melt away" fat and help build muscle. Science: Not much. There's insufficient evidence that they can contribute to weight loss. Risks: Some are banned by the FDA (though they remain available online) over risks of organ failure. (Ref. Time,7/14) ...Read more

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Does safflower oil supplements trim your waist line?

Does safflower oil supplements trim your waist line?

No: There was a small study comparing safflower oil and conjugated linoleic acid (cla) in which a significant loss of abdominal fat in postmenopausal women with diabetes. you cannot say that safflower oil supplements will help trim your waste line based on this study as it was a very small study on select patients. ...Read more

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