Is Sesame Seed Oil Good For You? What The Science Says
Sesame seed oil is popular in many culinary traditions. But is sesame oil good for you? Find out the facts, including nutrient content, smoke point, and more.
Are Seed Oils Giving You the Munchies?
Endless cravings? Seed oils, high in linoleic acid, appear to activate the same pathways as cannabis, stimulating hunger and contributing to unwanted weight gain.
Vegetable Oils: A History of Fats Gone Wrong
Vegetable oils like canola and soybean oil seem to be in everything. But it wasn’t always like this. Read the little-known history of vegetable oils here.
Is Sunflower Oil Healthy? Nutrition Facts, Safety, and What to Eat Instead
Sunflower oil is a common cooking oil and processed food ingredient. Like most seed oils, sunflower oil is high in unstable, inflammatory omega-6 fats.
Is Grapeseed Oil Healthy? Nutrition Facts, Studies, and Alternatives
Grapeseed oil is sometimes touted as a healthy cooking oil, but it's important to keep in mind that like other seed oils, it's high in omega-6 linoleic acid which may be problematic for your health.
Can Seed Oils Cause Chronic Pain? Research Suggests Yes
Inflammatory omega-6 fats can increase pain signaling and sensitivity. Lowering omega-6 intake by avoiding seed oils may be a promising option for chronic pain.
Is Mayonnaise Healthy? It Depends!
Most mayo contains unhealthy fats, but products with avocado, olive, or coconut oil are better. Or you can make your own healthy mayo, including vegan or fat-free.
Vegetable Oils, Fertility, and Pregnancy: Are They Safe?
Excessive vegetable oil intake may increase oxidation and inflammation which can threaten fertility and pregnancy outcomes.
Seed Oils, Cellular Health, and Energy: A Doctor’s Perspective
In this exclusive Q&A with Dr. Molly Maloof, we talk all about seed oils, cellular health, hormones, and her brand-new book, The Spark Factor.
10 Healthy Nut Butters: Nutrition Facts, Benefits & How to Choose
Nuts are an excellent source of healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. The best nut butters have only a single ingredient: high-quality nuts.