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Canola oil remains one the most popular fats today both at the healthfood store and the supermarket. It is also hands down the preferred cooking oil in the restaurant industry. It has maintained this popularity for nearly two decades. High in beneficial omega-3 and “Mediterranean” monounsaturated fats, it appeals to those who have superficial knowledge …

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If you google hemp seed oil, you will almost immediately get a positive impression. Search results produce a myriad of glowing accolades including the following: Health Benefits of Hemp Seed Oil That You Should Know and Ways Using Hemp Seed Oil Will Improve Your Health & Your Life. Even George Washington gushed about hemp and encouraged …

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People today are experiencing hair loss at a rate not seen by previous generations. Even children are starting to lose their hair, especially young boys. Some of us can probably remember a friend who started experiencing a receding hair line while still in high school. In recent years, the problem has gotten much worse, with …

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Grapeseed oil is a popular cooking oil today that is manufactured via extraction from the seeds/pits of grapes. It is touted as a heart healthy fat and is attractively presented in dark bottles in gourmet shops and healthfood stores to lure choosy consumers. Check out the alluring packaging in the photo above. It shows a …

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One of the most frequent questions I get about my video and article on making butter is this:  “How long does it keep?” How’s 5,000 years or so sound to you? While this may seem like a joke, it truly is no exaggeration when it comes to ancient bog butter. Bog Butter Basics For the …

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Most people today, health buffs or not, are deficient in gamma linolenic acid, a critical omega-6 fat that is frequently overlooked particularly by those seeking to lose weight and reduce inflammation. While other healthy lipids such as weight loss boosting coconut oil and muscle building conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) get all the headlines and attention, gamma …

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The alternative health community has really gotten turned on to coconut oil in recent years. Back in 2011, I wrote about the trend in this article with instructions on how to use this traditional fat properly including how much to take daily based on body weight to achieve desired health results. At that time, coconut …