The 10 Most Common Heart Health Fallacies

…problems by cooking with the wrong oils, namely canola, peanut, corn, and sunflower. The problem is that these oils oxidize rapidly with heat and the resultant chemical transformations can have a serious impact on your heart health. Omega-6 oils like canola, corn, and vegetable are also pro-inflammatory…

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Flax and Omega-3 Benefits for Blood Pressure

…inflammation, one of the biggest culprits behind increased blood pressure. To be clear, I’m not talking about processed omega-6 fatty acids like canola, safflower, cottonseed, or corn oils—most of us get an overabundance of these, and they can promote inflammation. A good rule of thumb is to use…

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How Do You Know If You’re Getting Pure Olive Oil?

…countries around the world. But then I learned that much of what we buy is actually laced with other oils. For example, some olive oils are mixed with canola oil made from rapeseed oil, which is considered toxic by many experts. Plus, some olive oils are made with GMOs. The final straw for me was a 2012…

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