Cholesterol isn't the BAD guy...
OXIDIZED cholesterol IS
OXIDIZED lipids ARE
Potatoes are actually pretty healthy, So why aren't french fries???
Because fast food french fries and any deep fried foods have oxidized oils.
Olive oil is healthy for you but if it's oxidized it is NOT.
How do you know if the oil is oxidized?
I use coconut oil for popping popcorn. It has a higher cooking temperature.
Coconut and peanut oils have higher smoke points.
Corn, canola, and grapeseed oils are touted great for cooking but remember, they are highly associated with GMO (genetically modified organisms).
My favorite guidelines....
Brenda L. Lewis
Working in the Health and Fitness Industry for over ten years now, I thrive on helping people