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Avocado Oil

- Author's favorite cooking oil

Pressed from the green flesh of the avocado (Persea americana) – and not from its pit/seed like most other oils

UNrefined oil is green and has a mild smell, creamy texture, and buttery / slightly nutty taste.  popularly used for baking, dressings and drizzling on vegetables; in contrast, refined oil is odorless and yellow;

Highly stable, avocado oil is also excellent for stir-frying / sauteing / grilling.   Refined avocado oil has the very high smoke point of 520°F, and UNrefined 480°F

UNrefined avocado oil is highly nutritious.   High in monounsaturated fat (77% of its total fat), vitamin E ; it also enhances carotene absorption in a meal by upwards of 250%,

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Deeply concerned about seeing so many people experiencing way too many health issues and weight challenges, I set out on a 20+ year journey to find out what was going wrong and what could be done about it...
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 FATS / OILS MENU
General
Food Fats and Oils – Healthy or Not?
Meet the Fatty Acid Families
– SFAs, MUFAs & PUFAs
Fat’s digestive journey
Cholesterol
Cholesterol – Our Hero
Cholesterol and Saturated fat are NOT the “Darth Vader” of ischaemic heart disease
Food Oils
Best Frying Fats
Expeller-pressed vs, Solvent extracted?
Animal fat
Avocado oil
Butter
Canola oil
Coconut oil
Olive oil
Palm oil
Peanut oil
Selecting / Storing oils
Essential Fatty Acids
EFAs – Fats of Life!
Damaged / Toxic Fats
Health issues help w/ anti-inflammatory EFA supplementation
EFA Deficiency Symptoms
“Omega-3 Fix”
“Omega-3 Fix” – Omega-3 +++
We need more omega-3
How to do the “Omega-3 Fix”
EFA amounts in foods
Flax seed – 0mega-3-rich Oil, Lignans, Fiber
– Flax seed baking and storage stability
Eating fish for omega-3
– Are fish too toxic to eat?
– Salmon choices
How to choose a good marine oil supplement
– Fish oil
– Cod liver oil
– Krill oil
– Typical processing for marine oils
Science behind the “Omega-3 Fix”
Can we convert plant Omega-3 ALA to the needed EPA / DHA ?
“Omega-3 Fix” Recipes
Oats ‘n’ Flax Porridge
Fruit Slushy
Creamy Nuts ‘n’ berries
Budwig Salad Dressing
Budwig Spread
“Omega-6 – “How-to”
How to obtain good omega-6 fats
Borage, Blackcurrant or Evening Primrose Oils for Omega-6 GLA
EFAs – 5 vital functions:
(1) Cell Membrane integrity
(2) Cellular energy production
(3) Eicosanoids-“First Responders”
• EFA Conversion Chart
• Specific Eicosanoid Effects
(4) Systems Support
(5) Child Development