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Is Creel Oil Better For You Than Fish Oil
Fish oils contain two active omega-3 fatty acids, dha and epa. Most fish oil products contain both dha and epa, but supplements enriched in dha or epa are available. Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to significantly reduce sudden cardiac death. Some studies also indicate the potential for benefits in dementia and risk of heart attack. The omega-3 content of cold water ...Read more
Is the krill oil and fish oil combo pill better than just krill or fish oil alone? If so, what are the benefits?
Better: Krill oil has a higher concentration of bio available omega 3 fatty acids. ...Read more
Oil: There isn't good scientific evidence for either of these benefitting anything but possibly triglycerides. Anecdotes and commercials abound however. ...Read more
Coconut oil: Coconut oil is saturated medium chain fatty acids which do not need modification for absorption or bile for digestion. It effects calorie burning. It is a source of b hydroxybyturate which may benefit neuro-degenerative diseases and is a moisturizer of skin and hair. The fact the fat is medium chain offsets that is is saturated. Palm and cottonseed oil are best avoided. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is grape seed oil is good oil for frying?
Which oils are healthy choice to use for frying?
Frying Not Healthy.: In general frying is not healthy. But if you insist and enjoy fried food, try olive oil or vegetable oils. ...Read more
Coconut Oil: Is good for skin as well as taken internally. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Contains MUFA's: Olive oil contains a healthier type of fat called "monounsaturated fat" (MUFA) compared to saturated fats like butter or trans-fats used as an additive in many processed foods. MUFA's benefit by lowering total & LDL cholesterol levels. Replacing bad fats in your diet with MUFA's can lower your risk of heart disease & is beneficial to type 2 Diabetes. Limit daily fat intake to 20-35% of calories. ...Read more
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
Better to drink flaxseed oil or fish oil for omega3? Is the omega3 that comes from fish the same quality as from vegetables? Which is digested better?
Eat fish for Omega 3: Our bodies don't convert omega 3's from flaxseed into the epa & dha readily available in fish (oil). There are some attempts to make epa & dha from seaweed & algae but otherwise, read label for epa & dha content. You won't see much from flaxseed products nor will you get much conversion either. Check out more at http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/search/label/fish%20%28oil%29. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
(how) can coconut oil replace butter and cooking oil for a better health if you also use olive oil, meat and fish? What are proper amounts?
Mediterranean diet: There are a lot of claims with regard to coconut oil, most of the unsubstantiated. The healthiest diet so far, proven to reduce heart disease in many patients, is the mediterranean diet. It relies on liberal use of extra virgin olive oil, vinegar ( low glycemic index, promotes full stomach sensation), fruits, grains, and moderate wine consumption. Canola oil can also be used, in small amounts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is olive oil good for raising HDL levels or does it have to be more specifically extra virgin olive oil?
If you must fry…: Olive oil & canola oil are probably the most healthful due to their polyunsaturated fats. Olive oil's shortcoming is its low burning point, which some cooks adjust by adding some butter. Canola tolerates higher temperatures than olive oil. Try baking or broiling instead of frying; they're even more healthful. ...Read more
Yes,: but those that contain EPA omega-3 lower triglycerides and LDL cholesterol, those that contain both DHA and EPA will lower triglycerides but raise LDL cholesterol. If you don't want dietary supplement fish oil there's prescription EPA Vascepa or EPA/DHA Lovaza. Epanova is another just approved by FDA. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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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