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Vegetable Oil Is Everywhere

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Most people who aren’t fanatic label readers have no idea that they eat a lot of vegetable oil.

Once you start looking for these six, toxic oils you will find them in everything!

  • Canola
  • Corn
  • Cottonseed
  • Soy
  • Sunflower
  • Safflower

All promote inflammation starting in the gut and extending into the arteries, nervous system, and everywhere else in your body. They also block enzymes involved in breaking down fat for energy, and thus can contribute to weight gain—especially the most inflammatory type of weight gain—around the waist, called omental fat.

When people following a Paleo diet stop eating take out and processed foods, they also drastically reduce the intake of these highly pro-inflammatory foods. This is just one of many reasons a Paleo diet boosts your health. (Of note, in spite of my general support of the Paleo diet, my belief is that you can consume dairy and even grains, as we explain in Chapter 7 of Deep Nutrition)

Dr G Spiteller has been quietlly publishing articles on the harms of exposure to refined PUFA (polyunsaturated fat) for over a decade. If you need any more convincing after reading his publications, read Chapter 8 of Deep Nutrition.

Canola and other “vegetable” oils have made their way into the majority of foods in the stores simply because they are cheap, which is partly due to subsidies. Their toxicity actually provides benefits to manufacturers who elect to use them. For example, adding them to foods prevents mold growth. Unfortunately, it also turns would-be healthy foods pro-inflammatory, and contributes heavily to intestinal problems and immune system disorders, just to name a few.

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