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Disease Alert: The Oils You SHOULD and SHOULD NOT Have in Your Pantry
The oils and fats you consume is an important choice because very few of them prevent disease, while most actually promote disease.
The worst oils to consume are those that have very high amounts of omega-6 fats and very little or no omega-3 fats. Omega-6 fats cause systemic inflammation while omega-3 fats prevent inflammation. Trans fats (hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated vegetable oils) are another fat you should avoid altogether because they can cause extreme inflammation.
Here is a list of the oils you SHOULD NOT have in your pantry:
Here is a list of the oils you SHOULD have in your pantry:
Here are two dairy fats that are acceptable options:
These are the most common oils but it is not a complete list. For a more thorough list of oils and their pros and cons, click here.