Healthy Oils: Fact versus Fiction

Healthy Oils: Fact versus Fiction

by Myrna Chandler Goldstein, Mark A. Goldstein

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440828751
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/31/2014
Pages: 233
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Myrna Chandler Goldstein has been a freelance writer for 25 years.

Mark A. Goldstein, MD, is chief of adolescent and young adult medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Almond Oil 1

Argan Oil 6

Avocado Oil 10

Borage Seed Oil 15

Canola Oil 19

Coconut Oil: Overview 24

Coconut Oil and Cardiovascular Health 40

Cod Liver Oil 43

Evening Primrose Oil 48

Fish Oil: Overview 53

Fish Oil and Aging-Related Issues 58

Fish Oil and Arthritis 62

Fish Oil and Bone Health 66

Fish Oil and Cancer 70

Fish Oil and Cardiovascular Health 75

Fish Oil and Children's Health 79

Fish Oil and Pregnancy 83

Fish Oil and Psychiatric Health 87

Flaxseed Oil: Overview 91

Flaxseed Oil and Cardiovascular Health 97

Jojoba Oil 101

Krill Oil 105

Olive Oil: Overview 110

Olive Oil and Bone Health 115

Olive Oil and Cancer 119

Olive Oil and Breast Cancer 123

Olive Oil and Colorectal Cancer 127

Olive Oil and Prostate Cancer 132

Olive Oil and Cardiovascular Health 136

Olive Oil and Diabetes 142

Olive Oil and Memory Function 147

Olive Oil and Skin 151

Olive Oil and Weight Management 155

Peanut Oil 159

Peppermint Oil 164

Pumpkin Seed Oil 169

Red Palm Oil 173

Rice Bran Oil 177

Safflower Oil 181

Salmon Oil: Overview 186

Salmon Oil and Memory Function 190

Saw Palmetto Oil 194

Sea Buckthorn Oil 198

Sesame Oil 203

Sunflower Oil 208

Walnut Oil 212

Wheat Germ Oil 216

Glossary 221

Index 225

About the Authors 235

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