Fats in the diet are highly controversial. Saturated fat was previously blamed for raising cholesterol and causing heart disease, but this has now been disproven (1, 2).
For some reason, dietary guidelines still recommend that we consume vegetable oils instead of saturated fats like butter.
This includes oils like soybean oil, cottonseed oil, canola oil, safflower oil, sunflower oil and grapeseed oil (and a few others).
Vegetable oils supposedly lower cholesterol levels, which should help prevent heart disease, the world’s biggest killer. However, many studies have raised serious concerns about these oils (3).
Despite lowering LDL cholesterol, they can have disastrous consequences for other aspects of health and metabolism.
Here are 11 reasons to avoid vegetable oils like the plague.
Read more at http://www.care2.com/greenliving/11-serious-concerns-about-vegetable-oils.html