Ever wondered which cooking oil is healthiest? There’s canola oil, olive oil, and sunflower oil, even hazelnut, avocado, and apricot kernel oil. But each oil has a unique composition of fats and is manufactured in different ways. Some cooking enthusiasts will say that the healthiest oil is the one with the most omega-3s. Others warn against too much chemical processing, and opt for “virgin” oils. Tom Brenna, a professor of human nutrition at Cornell University, helps us get to the fat of the matter.
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