What is Grapeseed Oil?
Grapeseed Oil is made from pressing grape seeds. The oils are usually extracted in factories by crushing the seeds and using solvents, such as hexane, which help pull more oil out of the seeds.
Zero Carb and high fat. Does show health benefits for heart disease and inflammation; however, it is highly processed, and the oil is also higher in Omega 6 fatty acids than Omega 3s. Grapeseed oil is currently debated in the keto community.
Possible Side Effects From Ingesting Grapeseed Oil?
Some types may contain high levels of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs), which can be dangerous to human health. PAHs have been found to cause cancer in some animals. Processed oils also tend to have high levels of omega-6 fatty acids, which can be dangerous if consumed in excess. Studies show that consuming too much omega-6 increases the risk of heart disease and other chronic illnesses.
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