Vegetable Oils

Vegetable Oils

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by 45 · about 20 hours ago

We use coconut oil mainly, olive oil somewhat but cannot find a store-bought mayonnaise made solely with these. All have either safflower, sunflower, soybean or canola or a combination of these. Of these which would best choice if only used... (more)

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Paleo_Seb 0 · October 11, 2010 at 12:01 AM

You can make your own mayonnaise with a mixture of coconut oil and olive oil or bacon fat. You can use any fat, but have part of it as olive oil makes it not harden as much in the refrigerator. Mayonnaise is simply an emulsion of fat with egg... (more)

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by 175 · about 20 hours ago

Effect of Dietary Linoleic Acid on Markers of Inflammation in Healthy Persons: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials "We conclude that virtually no evidence is available from randomized, controlled intervention studies among... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · February 06, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Linoleic acid is an essential fatty acid, which means that you must eat it. Linoleic acid, is present in many foods including vegetable fats/oils and animal fat/oils. Virtually all oils contain some amount (some contain only trivial amounts) of... (more)

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by 157 · about 20 hours ago

So I just opened the fridge and I nearly died inside when I saw a tub of flora proactive on the shelf. I still live at home so I am determined to make my parents see the problem with using canola oil in the fry pan and relying on margarine... (more)

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BGottfried 0 · June 11, 2013 at 12:35 PM

In this situtation, the best tactic is to let it go. You're not going to convince your parents (or most people, for that matter) by shoving data or studies in their face; it's like trying to change someone's political beliefs in an internet... (more)

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by 20 · about 20 hours ago

I was at a breakfast joint this morning to pick up my morning coffe. There were two chicks in front of me kinda of arguing that their own breakfast was "better" than the other's. One girl ordered eggs, sausage patty with hash browns (i'm sure... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · May 03, 2013 at 2:46 PM

Plain bagel -> refined white flour, which will always lose to cut up Potatoes in a paleo world. But they're both questionable as the quality and amount of oil used on the hashbrowns goes downhill.

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by 787 · about 20 hours ago

Im curious what you all think of vegetable fat/animal fats & their place in our diets... What has made me question it is how great i feel when i eat animal fat & im noticing when i eat more than a tablespoon of coconut oil i get chest... (more)

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Britt_1 0 · February 21, 2013 at 12:24 PM

I am the same way. I can eat any naturally occurring fats like fatty meat and avocados and nuts and seeds. I do not do well with condensed fats though like oils or lots of butter. More than a tbls of either will make me feel neauseated. I honestly... (more)

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by 1307 · about 20 hours ago

I switched to a new detergent and I'm wondering if it's making me break out. I was somewhat breaking out before this, so I don't think so--but here's the product:... (more)

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shelley_1 0 · October 23, 2012 at 10:07 PM

i wonder about the orange oil, that might be hard on your skin..just because its natural doesn't mean that you won't react to it..snake venom is natural after all. maybe try to double rinse your clothes or add vinegar to the rinse..that will help... (more)

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by 30 · about 20 hours ago

So I've been using a locally made rape seed oil for frying in. Its cold pressed and as far as I can tell there are no chemicals involved in its manufacture. All the local chefs swear by it, and its got quite a big following here. This is the... (more)

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wheelhouse 0 · October 11, 2012 at 5:18 PM

I'm pretty sure rapeseed is another name for canola. Go ahead and scroll down to the third question in this link, for Mark's thoughts on the matter. http://www.marksdailyapple.com/dear-mark-mct-oil-camelina-oil-and-fancy-canola-oil/#axzz29136nArn (more)

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by 50 · about 21 hours ago

We all try to reduce omega-6 aka (n-6), and often measure this in percentage of total calories or grams per day. For example, trying to limit omega-6 to less than 2% of calories. But should we also be considering the source of the omega-6? I... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · September 27, 2012 at 5:14 PM

An avocado, a piece of chicken, and corn oil all have omega-6s, but equating them seems a bit myopic. Often I think paleo folk paint omega-6s with a too broad brush. Source and quality does matter! Whole foods tend to be packaged with their own... (more)

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by 5 · about 21 hours ago

If this has already been asked, sorry! I couldn't find it anywhere. Anyway.. I have been wondering for some time now why vegetable oil seems to be shunned in this community, along with canola oil. I have often seen them referred to as... (more)

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BoneBrothFast 0 · August 03, 2012 at 4:07 PM

http://www.marksdailyapple.com/healthy-oils/ http://www.marksdailyapple.com/dear-mark-canola-oil/ You can make coconut oil at home if you really needed to. But it's much easier to go to a store and buy it. And this is why health-conscious people... (more)

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by 5 · about 21 hours ago

The wok and cast iron pan are easy - I can heat coconut oil in them after they've been cleaned and coat the cooking surface. That doesn't work as well for the grinding plates and blades of the meat grinder. I'm looking for an oil that: Is viscous... (more)

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Infinitum 0 · May 21, 2012 at 1:47 AM

Best thing to use would be FOOD GRADE silicone spray. It's specifically made for protecting blades and plates between uses. Any type of oil or fat will run the risk of turning rancid and gummy between uses.

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by 0 · about 21 hours ago

I've been paleo for a couple months. About 30 mins ago I stupidly ate 1/3 of a cake which I baked a few weeks ago then stuck in the freezer. It was one of those Betty Crocker box mix things. Made with lots of vegetable oil and conventional eggs.... (more)

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Silverspeed 0 · April 05, 2012 at 10:55 PM

This has nothing to do with vegetable oil. You should see a doctor.

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by 1072 · about 21 hours ago

Hi all, I know we all mostly love our Kerrygold round these parts, so I was interested to see their new spreadable product - Kerrygold with olive oil: http://goo.gl/RgQBX Unfortunately, when I got this home and actually read the back of the... (more)

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Jesse_3 0 · August 21, 2011 at 1:55 PM

Buy Smjor butter from Iceland. They don't promote it much, but their standards are very high in Iceland. The cows are pastured and the use of drugs is heavily regulated. Plus, it isn't very expensive. Helps that the whole country is covered in... (more)

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by 545 · about 21 hours ago

I guess what I really mean to ask is, are there any underlying causes or mechanisms that would influence whether or not omega-6's become incorporated into cellular membranes, vs. just being burned up by the body? Can some people eat more omega 6... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · March 21, 2011 at 5:12 AM

http://www.genome.jp/kegg/pathway/map/map00591.html http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20920595 Lipids get incorporated equally based upon their concentration gradients. Older humans studues put the ideal ratio 3-5 to 1 omega 6/3.......so they... (more)

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by 974 · about 21 hours ago

I purchased some Spectrum Butter Flavored Veg Shortening--it is really just Palm Oil and the natural flavoring is from Sunflower oil. Is this Primal OK ?

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jbone 0 · January 27, 2011 at 7:39 PM

Palm oil production is seriously questionable from an social and environmental standpoints. I'm seriously doubtful that Spectrum is sourcing their palm oil from fair and sustainable places: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palm_oil#Impacts. (more)

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by 1793 · about 21 hours ago

Canola oil is rapeseed oil that has been refined to be odorless. Unrefined rapeseed oil is a common cooking oil here in China. Now, I'm perfectly content to use delicious, delicious lard all the time. But every now and then I might want to make... (more)

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FED_at_LiveCaveman_com 0 · June 05, 2011 at 11:10 AM

It's been said before, but since the question came up again I figured the definitive (in my mind at least) article on canola oil was worth mentioning... CANOLA OIL STUDIES (excerpt from The Great Con-ola by Sally Fallon) Full article can be... (more)

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by 353 · about 21 hours ago

Many paleos use olive oil sparingly (cold, not for cooking) on salads etc., but I never see any referrences to hemp oil. Phytic acid is not an issue with hemp oil and it's O6 to 03 ratio is 3:1. If you are willing to throw olive oil on a salad... (more)

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Ed 0 · June 19, 2010 at 7:35 PM

It's not just the ratio of O6:O3 that's important, it's the absolute amount of O6. Hemp oil contains 43 to 62 grams of linoleic acid (O6) per 100 gms ( http://hempworld.com/hempworldhotels_com/htms/Health/Hempforhealth.html ), while olive oil... (more)

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by 75 · about 21 hours ago

I want to substitute a better (for me) oil when a recipe calls for vegetable oil. I don't want to use olive or coconut oil for the taste changing properties. What substitutes work well fo you?

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PortlandAllan 0 · May 16, 2010 at 4:02 AM

My suggestion is to think judo. Rather than resist the flavor altering properties of many fats, roll with them and select a fat that will compliment whatever dish you are cooking. Imagine what you are about to cook then think of the different... (more)

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by 0 · October 24, 2014 at 5:08 AM

Hello all, been following this website for quite some time and now i finally have a question to ask.  For a school project I need to write a website evaluation on a topic exploring the health effects of vegetable oils.  I need one good... (more)

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Gary_F_GP 0 · September 24, 2014 at 5:43 PM

Would recommend you search for this topic on Marks Daily Apple. Also in book length you have the fantastic research summaries from Taubes and Teicholz

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by 5332 · October 24, 2014 at 3:48 AM

If it seems to work for me then it's paleo right? I also seem to get a bit of a kick from hydrogenated vegetable oils. Any reason why I should avoid these foods since they don't seem to cause me any trouble?

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Nemesis 0 · January 09, 2012 at 12:30 PM

Not really any point to eating "Paleo" then, is there? I tried a piece of garlic bread at a little Italian restaurant we went to last night. Was unimpressed. Instead I enjoyed a massive caprese salad, and an entree of shrimp scampi atop sauteed... (more)

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by 2861 · October 24, 2014 at 3:44 AM

Is the issue of vegetables oils and excess omega-6 to omega-3 ratio the issue that separates Paleo/Primal/WAPF/Ancestral from other whole food or other ways of eating? Is there another issue that you think fills this role better? It also seems... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · December 15, 2011 at 6:10 PM

I think the difference is the lack of fear of meat and saturated fat. Sure n3/n6 balance, avoiding sugar and cereal grains are really important. But what keeps people away from paleo is the fear of meat and fat.

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by 473 · October 24, 2014 at 3:15 AM

I recently ordered two 1lb roasted unsalted macadamia nuts online, only to find out they're roasted with cottonseed oil/canola oil SHUDDER I was like CRAP. Can't return it since I already opened one bag and returning one small bag would be a big... (more)

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terrence 0 · February 22, 2011 at 10:22 PM

I would soak some in water overnight; in the morning I would spread them out on a towel (one layer thick) and let them air dry. When they are dried, if they don't feel oily and they taste OKAY, I would give the others the same treatment. I... (more)

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by 0 · October 23, 2014 at 4:20 AM

I am curious to know what oils or fats are normally used in your country. This is my take from Spain, my country of origin: -Olive and sunflower oil are the commonest fats to cook with. Some people reserve olive oil for salads only, not... (more)

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Kyle_FitFolks 0 · March 03, 2014 at 1:51 PM

Not sure if you're asking generally or for just paleo friendly cooking fats and oils. Paleo wise, in London: Olive oil, Ghee (clarified butter), Coconut oil, Avocado oil. These are all easy to find in the average supermarket, though for good... (more)

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by 1418 · October 23, 2014 at 4:00 AM

First off I want to mention that I never eat out at all. I eat what I make everyday, every meal. I was just curious as to how those of you who do go out to eat manage to avoid vegetable oil, soy, wheat, msg etc. or do you not avoid it at all... (more)

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Andrew_13 0 · February 01, 2013 at 3:20 AM

take her to dinner first

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by 1074 · October 23, 2014 at 3:45 AM

I've been following the a low carb whole foods template for over a year now but have always eaten too much nuts. I also eat a lot of pork and ate stir fried foods. I'm now diligently reducing LA/O-6 from my diet while taking fish oil and eating... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 11, 2012 at 2:27 PM

Changing your ratios can take up to a year or two to make many of the cellular changes in the body. Some of what will happen might even go unnoticed, such as more pliable cells, improved brain function, or even lack of brain deteriation, etc. ... (more)

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by 1608 · October 23, 2014 at 3:30 AM

I travel A LOT for work, so I have to eat out like 10 times a week. I'm used to asking servers to substitute out the potatoes, leave the sauce on the side, hold the bread, or even "I don't eat gluten or any grains whatsoever". However, I... (more)

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Resurgent 0 · February 13, 2012 at 8:14 AM

I share your anguish. I used to ask to cook my food in butter, most places happily agreed - until, I found to my horror, that a lot of places nowadays DO NOT use real butter. They use some butter lookalike made from hydrogenated soybean oil. BTW... (more)

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