Cooking Oils

Weekly Update for October 7, 2013

…especially interested in digestive health and healthy diet please visit my Tumblr minisite! This week’s issue covers: * The Skinny on the Best Cooking Oils * How to Reduce Cortisol * Dairy Proves Better Than Conventional Medicine for Yeast Infections Also, coming up on my blog this week: * The Benefits…

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Six Healthy Ways to Incorporate Fat In Your Diet

…even the best oils become saturated when heated. If you do end up frying something, don’t heat the oil hot enough to make it smoke. Use monounsaturated, unhydrogenated oils for frying, such as palm or peanut oil. Don’t re-use cooking oils. * Buy the freshest and highest-quality oils available and…

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Increase Omega-3 for Heart Health

…estimated that 60 percent of our fat consumption was in the form of omega-6 oils (like corn and safflower oil) and 40 percent was in the form of omega-3 oils (like fish and flaxseed oil). How does this deficit of omega-6 and omega-3 oils contribute to cardiovascular disease? It is well established that inflammation…

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Two Ways to Start Lowering Triglycerides

…margarine, cooking oils, and fried foods. These kinds of fats oxidize with cholesterol and collect along artery walls. Natural fats high in omega-3 fatty acids found in fish, grass-fed beef, avocados, seeds and nuts, are friendlier fats for optimal heart health. Learn more about which cooking oils are best…

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Replacements and Substitutions for Healthier Cooking

…false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Taking control of our food can be a challenge, especially when we first overhaul our diets for the better. Cooking, especially, can be hard when we try to find ways to make old recipes more healthy. I've found that rich ingredients, like creams and butters, can…

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Four Simple Cures From One Australian Oil

Tea tree oil is another one of those multi-purpose, non-toxic remedies that should be in every medicine cabinet and first-aid kit. It's extracted from the leaves of an Australian tree called Melaleuca alternifolia. The oil was nicknamed "tea tree" by Captain James Cook, who used the leaves to make tea…

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How to Prevent and Treat the Dreaded "Traveler's Diarrhea"

…the US, you are always susceptible to intestinal upset and diarrhea. Many factors contribute to this problem, including the climate, the water, cooking oils and methods, spices and even overindulgence. Basically, our digestive and immune systems get acclimated to certain types of bacteria and the introduction…

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A Full Day Meal Plan

…of the batter onto the grids. Close the lid and cook until the steam is almost entirely gone and the tops are golden. Repeat with the rest of the batter. (Makes 4, 8-inch waffles) Top with your favorite fruit and enjoy! Lunch: Bulgur Pilaf 1 cup cooked bulgur 1 Tbsp. butter 1 small onion (chopped) 2…

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Why Health Nuts Eat Nuts

oil. If you haven't already, you need to give them a try. And don't get caught up in the nonsense that you can't eat nuts because they'll make you put on weight. Unfortunately, that seems to be most people's main reason for not eating nuts. Obviously, chocolate-covered nuts or those cooked in oil or…

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