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Do you cook with flaxseed and wheat germ oils?

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These are no-heat oils, making them good choices for salad dressings and dips. Just be sure to watch your portions. All oils have a lot of calories. It's possible to get too much, even of the "good" fats. Your doctor, or a registered dietitian, can let you know what limits you should follow.

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic: “Heart Healthy Cooking: Oils 101,” “Olive Oil vs. Coconut Oil: Which is Heart-healthier?”

American Heart Association: “Fats 101 Q&A,” “Potassium and High Blood Pressure.”

National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements: “Magnesium.”

News release, King's College London.

Psaltopoulou, T. , October 2004. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Ros, E. , July 2010. Nutrients

Salazar, M. April 26, 2005. Journal of Ethnopharmacology,

News release, American Heart Association.

Bakhtin, I. , 2006. Vopr Pitan

Nurul-Iman, B. 2013. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine,

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on June 13, 2018

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic: “Heart Healthy Cooking: Oils 101,” “Olive Oil vs. Coconut Oil: Which is Heart-healthier?”

American Heart Association: “Fats 101 Q&A,” “Potassium and High Blood Pressure.”

National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements: “Magnesium.”

News release, King's College London.

Psaltopoulou, T. , October 2004. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Ros, E. , July 2010. Nutrients

Salazar, M. April 26, 2005. Journal of Ethnopharmacology,

News release, American Heart Association.

Bakhtin, I. , 2006. Vopr Pitan

Nurul-Iman, B. 2013. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine,

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on June 13, 2018

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