Is oil healthy or unhealthy?
If you’re like most people, your answer will be unhealthy.
We associate oil with fat, and worry that it will make us gain weight. We think that too much oil can cause all...See more
That’s somewhat true, but it doesn’t give us the full story.
Most of the negative views we have around oil are based on highly-processed vegetable oils, which are often used in fast food, restaurants, and convenience foods.
While these vegetable oils can be bad for you, they’re not the only options.
There are various different types of vegetable oil, which include:
Unlike more natural oils, which can be obtained by pressing, vegetable oils are obtained through a complex chemical process.
This process involves heating seeds to high temperatures, processing with a petroleum solvent, adding acid, and using deodorising chemicals.
Doesn’t sound that appealing, does it?
It’s been shown that cooking with vegetable oils can release toxic chemicals which have been linked to cancer, heart disease and dementia.
Many vegetable oils contain large amounts of trans fats, which are linked to obesity and various diseases, including cardiovascular disease. They can also increase your risk of conditions like asthma and eczema.
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