If you can afford it, use olive oil to cook your foods. It is much healthier that lard, butter, or other cooking oils, and it really enhances the flavor of cooked vegatables. For best taste, use extra virgin olive oil. However, don't forget to add this to your calorie tracker.
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I read an article today about Cholesterol and in particular what cooking oils to use...
.... There is a common understanding that sunflower oil, rapeseed and olive oil are healthy forms of oil that can be used for cooking. In actual fact, if olive oil is used at high temperatures (eg cooking!) its particles break up an becomes very unhealthy. As such, rapeseed oil is the way forward 30
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