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Based on this systematic review, The safety and effectiveness of different methods of ear wax removal: a systematic review and economic evaluation: On measures of wax clearance Cerumol, sodium bicarbonate, olive oil and water are all more effective than no treatment; triethanolamine polypeptide (TP) is better than olive oil; wet irrigation is better than ...


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Well, you eat a number of things - protein, carbohydrates, fats, water, alcohol (at times), etc. Digestion begins in the mouth.The stomach muscles contract periodically, churning food to enhance digestion, breaking it into tiny particles called "chyme", which can indeed be an emulsion. The stomach doesn't act as a beaker; it has input and shakes things up. ...


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The general recommendation against vegetable oil has nothing to do with the oil source. The usual complain is that vegetable oils are perceived as "highly processed" and thus "not natural". Which of course is not true. You can't treat extra virgin olive oil same as margarine (aka "hardened vegetable oil"). There are many crappy products made from unspecified ...


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Hemp oil is made from the seeds of the cannabis plants. These typically contain almost no cannabinoids, like THC or CBD. CBD-oil is any oil, not only hemp oil, enriched with CBD. The industry seems to prefer hemp-oil for that apparently. Ordinary, non-treated hemp seed oil is very low in CBD. Cannabinoids are found in the stem, leaves and in greatest ...


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Official source of information http://www.thehia.org/Resources/PressReleases/HIA-position-CBD-FINAL.pdf Hemp seed oil does not contain any significant quantity of CBD. Hemp fiber and seed cultivars contain relatively minimal CBD and CBD production from such plants should not be considered a primary product. More links http://www....


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The worst components of fats and oils from health point of view are "trans fats". These are unsaturated fatty acids with one or more trans configuration double bonds. MUFA (monounsaturated fatty acids) and PUFA (polyunsaturated fatty acids), on the other hand, are good types of fat and oil components.Mayo Clinic Repeated reusing and heating oils to high ...


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Actually, sunflower oil is very high in omega 6 and poor in omega 3 which isn't a good thing considering that the body needs a good balance between omega 6 and omega 3 to be healthy, and most modern food is way too high in omega 6. In my opinion there aren't good oils and bad oils, it's all a matter of balance. I personally use olive oil for hot dishes, and ...


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It seems to be that the health danger of frying past a smoking point is absorbing cancer-causing chemicals from the fumes the oil produces or from ingesting the oil itself. ... it is believed that fats that have gone past their smoke points contain a large quantity of free radicals which contibute to (sic) risk of cancer. Source: http://www....


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This is most likely referring to the fact that canned fish is often packed in vegetable oils, which add fat content while not providing the omega-3 content of fish oil.


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Fat rodents are slightly dumber than lean mice? The Effect of canola oil consumption on memory, synapse and neuropathology in the triple transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease (2017) is an interesting result, to be sure. If rapeseed oil is indeed responsible for the effects observed we should definitely get to know that and react to that. But it is a ...


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The omega-3 fatty acids will not be boiled out. The omega-3 fatty acid content of kale and spinach is mainly made up of ALA (alpha-linolenic acid). This can be seen on nutritional profiles for these vegetable, e.g. on http://nutritiondata.self.com/. It is the case for most popular plant food that the omega-3 content is mostly made up of ALA. The ...


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There are 2 main issues: smoke point and content For frying, it is obviously better to avoid oils with a low smoke point. Heating oils beyond their smoke point causes them to break down and oxidise. However this is complicated by the way in which the oils are processed. Highly refined oils will have a higher smoke point than unrefined or less refined oils. ...


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The omega-3 fatty acids with potential health benefits are EPA and DHA found in fish and fish oil. The omega-3 in flaxseed is alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) and there seems to be insufficient evidence about their effectiveness in preventing heart disease, for example. It is true that ALA can be converted to EPA and DHA in your body, but this conversion is very ...


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In alpha-linolenic (omega-3) and linoleic (omega-6) deficiency, the production of mead acid (omega-9) in the body increases (PubMed). Judging from this fact alone, supplementation with omega-9 sounds counterintuitive. I have also found no evidence of "omega-9 deficiency" or "omega-9 supplementation benefits." Supplementation with linoleic acid (omega-6) ...


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People who are deficient in Omega-3, Omega-6 and/or Omega-9 would benefit from a 3/6/9 supplement. However it is difficult to envisage a scenario in which omega-6/9 intake would be lacking, since both are so abundant, and Omega-9 can also by synthesized in the human body. A "zero fat" diet or a survival situation perhaps. Omega-3 on the other hand, is ...


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WebMD seems to suggest no: "Atopic eczema (disorder causing skin itching) Vitamin E has been applied to the skin to prevent scars. However, because of a risk of allergic skin reaction, some researchers have advised against the use of this therapy. Further studies are needed." And "Scar prevention Vitamin E applied to the skin does not appear to reduce ...


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What is bad is not vegetable oil but making decisions based on pseudoscience. There is no evidence that low carb diets will do you any good except if you are (pre)diabetic. It's not good science to do studies on prediabetic obese people, put them on a low carb ketogenic diet, measure the improvement in insulin sensitivity and then conclude that carbs are bad....


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