Vegetable Oils Questions
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
I know it's not ideal, but I don't have full control over all the food I eat and I was just wondering is it better to eat meat cooked with vegetable oil than to be eating bread etc? I have a tendency to eat grains when I feel that I can't have the... (more)
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)
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.
If you usually on travel, you don't often have the chance to cook your own food. And the food in restaurants/caterer almost never cook with saturated fat, how do you deal with it?
well certainly eating oily food is going to give you oily-unhealthy results. what you could do is eat more fruits during traveling. this way you could shift the weight from oily foods to healthy foods. try and think about all the healthy food... (more)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
So, I find it fairly easy to avoid veg oils when I cook at home. But when dining out this is obviously a problem. I prefer to not lock myself in the house in order to avoid veg oils, but really... why must they be so prevalent? My partner, an... (more)
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)
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?
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)
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.
I am wondering about periodic usage of some vegetable oils. They are certainly not equally harmful (or not harmful at all), as we know from coconut/palm case. Personally I use every day olive oil, hard pressed organic. I like the taste so much... (more)
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)
So, I found this recipe for xo sauce, which sounds pretty amazing, but it calls for two cups of vegetable oil. I don't think olive oil would quite be the right flavor. I do think coconut oil would be an excellent flavor combination, but I worry... (more)
Does anyone know of a good resource that clearly explains the industrial process of producing vegetable/seed oils? Preferably video, but a good text article would be great as well. I'm looking for something to show family who are difficult to... (more)