Dietary Fat

This section provides information on a range of dietary fats. What are the best cooking oils to use? Which fats do well at high heat cooking? You'll find the answers to your queries on various fats here.

Fractionated Coconut Oil - Medium Chain Fatty Acids - in a Bottle.

Fractionated Coconut Oil: What is It and What Are the Health Benefits?

Over the past decade, coconut oil has skyrocketed in popularity as the negative myths surrounding saturated fat subside. However, there's a particular type of oil on the shelves that you may not know about: fractionated...

Ghee vs. Butter: Which is the Healthier Choice?

Ghee is a traditional dairy fat similar to clarified butter, and it has been around for thousands of years. Especially prevalent in South Asian cuisine, it is made by removing the milk solids and water...
Picture showing soybean oil cooking for an article on the harmful effects. of the oil

8 Harmful Effects of Soybean Oil: What It Really Does to You

Soybean oil is one of the single worst foods we can eat. And it's definitely a contender for the worst cooking oil. We often see health advice calling soybean oil a 'heart healthy' fat that will protect us...
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What is the Best Oil For Deep Frying?

There are many different kinds of cooking fats. But what about fat specifically for deep frying? Of course, deep frying is far from the healthiest cooking method. But some people enjoy deep fried food from time to...
Picture of ghee - a healthy substitute for coconut oil

7 Healthy Fats for High-Heat Cooking

Coconut oil has won over the health crowd and become the go-to healthy cooking oil for many people. But what alternate options are out there for high-heat cooking? Either due to an allergy or just a...

Is Canola Oil Healthier Than Other Vegetable Oils?

While many people know that vegetable oils are unhealthy, people view canola oil a little differently. Similar to olive oil, it enjoys a public reputation of being a "heart healthy" fat. But does canola deserve this...