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Many claim Polyunsaturated oils or fats may be the core of cancer and immune system problems.

Research of various sites indicate that cancer began to be a threat starting after the 40's with a real significant leap in the 70's.
Polyunsaturated oils became prevalent in the 70's. Up until the 70's coconut oil was a popular cooking oil. It was attacked by
the food industry in the 70's to promote the large agriculture crops of corn and soy in the US.  Beef and animals were and
are still being attacked and blamed for health problems, yet the chart below shows they have a lot less polyunsaturated fats
than many of the foods we are consuming.

Isn't it interesting that as polyunsaturated oils were introduced into our diets cancer and immune system diseases greatly increased.
Another interesting fact is that overall our life spans are longer, yet we have in increase in some diseases. Who benefits from longer
life spans with greater health problems?

People who are healthy will maintain health with the good oils, People who are sick will be helped but not be healed ie the
beneficial affects of oil is moderate not a high help however the adverse effects of the oils is damaging to both healthy people
and sick people and cause a lot of trouble.

Fish oil may have short shelf life and oxidize sooner than olive oil Since olive oil has the highest monounsaturated thus is the
best oil along with the long shelf life Olive oil comes in different grades, Extra virgin is unrefined lesser grades that are refined
looses purity and can become less beneficial.

Saturated oils high percentages are very bad and cause hard to process in the liver, N9 is fastest process in the liver thus less
free radicals. Any oil in the body produces free radicals and oxidative problems. The better fat is processes the less
oxidation ie cholesterol it creates.

.N designates the length and structure of the molecular chain

Keep n9 high, n6 low, n3 high & saturated low

There are three needed fats and all others must be avoided as they are free radicals or oxidants. Safe fats seem to have
many benefits.

The three
safe
fats
or
oils
are:
N-3

commonly called Omega 3 is an ant iinflamitory agent that protects the heart, brain, kidneys and stops diabetes. It is the best fat. Sources are fish, chicken, cod liver oil, and whale blubber. Large amounts are good
N-9 Is next but not as good as N-3  Source: olive oil.  N-9 seems to have no negative side effects in large quantities.
N-6 Is the least of the three but essential if it does not exceed 1/4 of the other two fats. Beef and pork are high in N-6

Be sure to read the labels of any supplement to insure they do not have adverse chemicals and pollutants. Since fish is the main source and they are often harvested in polluted waters they can be high in Mercury, Copper and pollutants. These harmful chemicals negate the benefits of the fats causing causing oxidative stress instead of reducing it.
Type
Polyunsaturated
Monounsaturated
Unsaturated
Saturated

harmful

N6 drives the immune system overactive

will actually help some diseases

N3can be helpful in heart, diabetes ie fish oil helps protect during radiation it will protect healthy cells Improves strength of cell wall body needs lots of it.  
good
N9 (2) olive oils N9 is more stable longer lasting than other oils-other oils oxidize and becomes bad on long shelf life.

harmful

harmful does not apply to all oils

Undecided A lot is bad but moderate amounts is good
Palm Kernal
2%
11%
13%
81%
Coconut
2-5%
6-9%
8-14%
86%
Palm
5-10%
37-39%
46-49%
51-86%
Olive**
8-9%
74-85%
82-86%
13-14%
Veg. Shortening
14%
51%
65%
31%
Stick Margarine
18%
59%
77%
19%
Soft Tub Marg
31%
47%
78%
17%
Peanut
32-34%
46-48%
78-82%
17-18%
Cano la
33-36%
55-58%
88-94%
6-7%
Cottonseed
52%
18%
70%
26%
Soybean
58-61%
23-24%
81-85%
14-15%
Corn
62-66%
20-25%
86-87%
9-13%
Sunflower
66-77%
14-20%
86-91%
9%
Safflower
75-77%
12-14%
86-91%
9-10%
Nuts
unavailable
unavailable
unavailable
unavailable
Avocados
unavailable
unavailable
unavailable
unavailable
Grape seed
unavailable
unavailable
unavailable
unavailable
Sesame
unavailable
unavailable
unavailable
unavailable
Animal Fats
Beef
4%
42%
46%
50%
Butter
4%
29%
33%
62%
Mutton
8%
41%
49%
47%
Lard
11%
45%
56%
40%
Chicken
21%
45%
66%
30%
Tuna
37%
26%
63%
27%
Source1     Source2   Source3

* ranked by lowest % of Polyunsaturated Fats, Note this ranking does not mean they are the best as other factors may influence their actual positioning. It does however provide an indicator or guide for the danger of polyunsaturated fats.

**Olive Oil is the only oil that does not have N6 oils which drive the immune system into hyperactivity.  A hyperactive immune system is very harmful. Olive oil is also the only oil with precursors to create N3 omega oils which are beneficial.

(1) N9 has positive effects on diabetes


Review of definitions and affects of the above oil terms.
Polyunsaturated

"...Ray Peat, Ph.D., a physiologist who has studied hormones and dietary fats since 1968...says, the polyunsaturated fatty acids or PUFAs in vegetable seed oils...cause cancer, diabetes, obesity, aging, thrombosis, arthritis, and immunodeficiencies. Their only appropriate use, he says, is as ingredients in paints and varnishes." .Source   Yet the FDA says the opposite.

Monounsaturated Like all fats, those of the monounsaturated variety are chains of carbon atoms that have hydrogen atoms attached along their sides, like legs on a centipede. What makes them different is that exactly one of the carbon atoms doesn't have a hydrogen atom attached¾hence the prefix mono. Olive oil is an excellent example.

Although most people think all fat is bad, monounsaturates may actually protect you against heart disease and stroke by improving your blood-cholesterol levels. Studies show that people who get a lot of monounsaturated fat are less likely to die of heart disease.* Therefore, as long as your total fat is still under your Personal Daily Allowance (see Fat, Total), the more of your fat that's monounsaturated, the better. (Diet Power doesn't advise carrying this to an extreme, however. For all anyone knows, limiting your fats to the monounsaturated variety may pose a risk of its own.)
Source
Unsaturated Are harmful to us
Saturated Undecided: some are good and some are not.

 

See this Site against red meat  Notice that it does not compare red meat without hormones. In other words this study like many
others provides a biased test to support a claim. I am confident that its findings are correct in that more people have cancer
and they eat red meat. However to blame meat without considering the additives and hormones that contain proven cancer
agents provides a biased false result. Likewise how often was the meat or other foods cooked in polyunsaturated fats. So
many health professionals refuse to accept anything unless it has testing, yet few stop to question the biased findings of such
tests. Another vital fact missing is, who paid for the testing? Who benefits from its findings since it is so lacking in testing variables
that are essential to the issue.  It appears to be another propaganda against meat without substance.

Another fact in selecting oils is to consider the dangers of omega or fish oils. The truth is that fish oils are beneficial and have a
reputation for good health. The fact that they often have high concentrations of copper, aluminum and other heavy metals should
not be overlooked.  Sea fish are the product of the water they live in and much of our oceans are polluted with industrial heavy
metal waste.

Additional Web Sites

Coconut Oil
All about oils
Hydrogenated oils
Two brands of peanut butter w/o hydrogenated oils
Women's Heart Foundation - warns about saturated oils
An Apple Seed - colon cancer has increased since the 70's
Polyunsaturated Oil Info
Polyunsaturated oils and cancer
Polyunsaturated oils info from Dr. Peat
Chart on oils
Why are Mediterranean's health consuming high fats?
Good vs bad Monounsaturated oils
Monounsaturated oils are good

 

 
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