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Vegetable Oils Lower CHD Risk

Vegetable-oil fats linked to lower CHD.

Research has suggested the negative consequences of a high ratio of omega-6 polyunsaturated fats to the omega-3s found in fish oil. However, a European study has found that higher levels of omega-6s found in liquid vegetable oils such as soybean, canola and sunflower, along with nuts, seeds, and grains reduced the risk of coronary heart disease. Those with the highest levels of omega-6s experienced a 16% lower risk of heart disease compared to those with the lowest levels.

PositiveTip: Don't shun the good oils such as found in nuts and seeds, canola, soybean, and sunflower!