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Is rapeseed oil healthy for you?

Is rapeseed oil healthy for you?

It depends : Are you wondering if it is safe to eat? Yes it is. It tastes bitter. A genetically modified version of rapeseed oil is called canola. They took out the bitterness. If you are looking at is for its nutritional value then probably not. It does have 28% polyunsaturated fats and only 7% saturated. See how it compares: http://lowfatcooking.About.Com/od/faqs/f/satfatsoils.Htm. ...Read more

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Is rapeseed oil bad on the skin?

Is rapeseed oil bad on the skin?

It can real you out.: Rape seed oil will add moisture to your skin, which can give your skin a healthy glow, but it can also make you break out with acne pimples. The only way to know is to give it a try. ...Read more

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Is it okay to consume a little rapeseed oil on a spoon say once a week?

Is it okay to consume a little rapeseed oil on a spoon say once a week?

Yes: Rapeseed oil is one of the best sources of omega 3, 6 and 9-very beneficial essential fatty acids. It has the best composition, is high in Vitamin E , contains plant sterols-useful in lowering cholesterol. As with anything, even good fats should be consumed in moderation but daily substitution of saturated fat intake with rapeseed oil is beneficial ...Read more

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Is rapeseed oil dangerous for seed allergy sufferers?

Is rapeseed oil dangerous for seed allergy sufferers?

No: It doesn't taste very good. Canola oil is a variety of the same plant. Only the "cold pressed" oils have enough protein to have reactions. ...Read more

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I think I have an allergy to rapeseed oil. Is that common?

I think I have an allergy to rapeseed oil. Is that common?

A rare allergy: Rapeseed oil is called canola oil today. It's the basic ingredient of most vegetable oils. Because canola oil is extracted at very high heat from the seeds any allergenic proteins are denatured and rendered harmless by the processing. ...Read more

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Whenever I eat rapeseed oil I start to sniff,go red,banging headache,tight chest,throat lose my voice is this anaphylactic reaction?

Whenever I eat rapeseed oil I start to sniff,go red,banging headache,tight chest,throat lose my voice is this anaphylactic reaction?

Concerning: If these symptoms are immediate and have been occurring consistently after exposure I would definitely be concerned for an allergic reaction and stop consuming this oil until an Allergist is consulted in order to perform a full evaluation and determine your risk. ...Read more

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Rapeseed allergies help please/ what should I avoid?

Rapeseed allergies help please/ what should I avoid?

Get checked: Allergic reactions are serious matters. Get checked by an allergist cus you may be allergic to other things that you may not be aware of.You also need to carry an Epipen (epinephrine) all the time. ...Read more

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Rapeseed allergies help please. What is it and where does it grow?

Rapeseed allergies help please. What is it and where does it grow?

Canola oil: Rapeseed oil is now called canola oil. Canola oil is the most common ingredient in vegetable oil. Substitutes are olive, peanut or grapeseed oils. ...Read more

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How to reduce facial oil?

How to reduce facial oil?

Gentle baby soap+: Gentle baby soap washing followed by a light application of witch hazel ( seabreeze ) on a cotton ball- 2-3 times daily. Let the witch hazel air dry- it is an astringent. ...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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