Oil From Just About Anything
- Seeds: safflower, sesame, sunflower, seeds from canola plant
- Nuts: almond, walnut
- Grains: corn
- Beans: peanut, soy
- Fruits: avocado, olive, coconut
Understanding Oil's Structure
Properties of Oil
Smoke Point Determines Use
The Goodness of Oil
|Examples of Different Types of Oils||Percentage of Fatty Acid||Smoke Point|
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American Heart Association http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/
Dietitians of Canada http://www.dietitians.ca/
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Fat chart and nutritional analysis. Canola Info website. Available at: http://www.canolainfo.org/health/index.php?page=12 . Accessed April 25, 2012.
Food oil smoke points. Canola Council website. Available at: http://www.canolacouncil.org/food%5Foil%5Fsmoke.aspx. Accessed April 25, 2012.
- Reviewer: Peter J. Lucas, MD
- Review Date: 05/2012 -
- Update Date: 05/07/2012 -
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