Dietary Fat

This section provides information on a range of dietary fats. What are the best cooking oils to use? Which fats do well at high heat cooking? You'll find the answers to your queries on various fats here.

A Plate With the Words "Omega-3 vs Omega-6" Written On It.

7 Ways To Optimize the Omega-6 to Omega-3 Ratio

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Omega-3 and omega-6 are both essential fatty acids.In other words; our body cannot make them, so we need to obtain them from the food we eat.However, both of these fats have very different effects...
Labels of Various Extra Virgin Olive Oil Brands.

10 of the Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil Brands: The Real Thing

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Widely known as "liquid gold," extra virgin olive oil is one of the healthiest fats in the world.However, that is providing you use the real thing.Sadly, there have been many fake olive oil scandals...
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Extra Virgin Olive Oil: the World’s Healthiest Fat?

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Since it dates back to 6000 BC, extra virgin olive oil predates modern history.Over the years, the debate has raged over the potential health benefits of this dietary fat.Is it healthy and is it...
Fractionated Coconut Oil - Medium Chain Fatty Acids - in a Bottle.

Fractionated Coconut Oil: What is It and What Are the Health Benefits?

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Over the past decade, coconut oil has skyrocketed in popularity as the negative myths surrounding saturated fat subside. However, there's a particular type of oil on the shelves that you may not know about: fractionated...

Ghee vs. Butter: Which is the Healthier Choice?

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Ghee is a traditional dairy fat similar to clarified butter, and it has been around for thousands of years. Especially prevalent in South Asian cuisine, it is made by removing the milk solids and water...
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8 Harmful Effects of Soybean Oil: What It Really Does to You

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Soybean oil is one of the single worst foods we can eat. And it's definitely a contender for the worst cooking oil. We often see health advice calling soybean oil a 'heart healthy' fat that will protect us...
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