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8 best and worst oils for cooking

Olive oil: Healthy

As long as it's extra virgin, nutritionists and culinary experts concur that olive oil is one of the healthiest and most versatile oils to use in cooking and eating.

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Palm Oil: Unhealthy

Palm oil is composed of roughly equal parts saturated fat and unsaturated fat, research has found.

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Avocado oil: Healthy

Similar to extra virgin olive oil, it is unrefined, but because of its higher smoking point, you can cook with it at higher temperatures. It is a great choice.

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Lard: Unhealthy

Pigs' fatty tissues are rendered in order to make lard. A tablespoon of lard has 20% of your daily fat intake and 25% of your saturated fat.

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Sunflower oil: Healthy

High in vitamin E, sunflower oil has a mild flavour and high smoke point that ensure that it doesn't overpower a meal.

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Walnut oil: Unhealthy

Although this oil doesn't work well for cooking due to its low smoke point, there are lots of other uses for walnut oil.

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Canola oil: Healthy

Canola oil typically contains the fewest saturated fats out of any vegetable oil. It can be useful for high-heat cooking because of its high smoke point.

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Coconut oil: Unhealthy

Unlike other plant-based oils, coconut oil is primarily a saturated fat, and therefore should be avoided or consumed in moderation.

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