I recently discovered research on Grapeseed and Safflower oils that indicates their high levels of linoleic acid actually help your body lose weight. Another benefit is both oils have very high smoking points, so they are excellent for cooking/deep frying. Grapeseed oil also increases HDL (good) cholesterol. Chicken fingers are back on the menu!
I don't care for the flavor of Grapeseed Oil, so I roast a whole head of garlic in the oven until soft. Then I squeeze the garlic into about 1/2 -1 quart of oil. The oil becomes garlic flavored in about 3 weeks and is fantastic for sauteeing.
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Olive oil makes you feel full and tends to make you eat less and have fewer sugar cravings. Olive oil is a dense food and thru research it has been found that Olive oil and other nut oils do not make you gain weight. Olive oil is a digestive aid and is high in polyphenols. Proof.in September of 2003 the British Journal of Nutrition reported, it was found a significant loss of body weight and fat mass can be achieved by changing only one eating habit that is exchanging the saturated fats w/Evoo
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