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Stop eating seed and vegetable oils

Updated: Mar 31, 2023

Seed and vegetable oils contain a massive amount of linoleic acid which results in excess oxidative stress, metabolism and mitochondrial dysfunction, obesity and radical loss of energy production. It also impairs apoptosis, fostering cancer growth. As the use of these oils has increased in the past 100 years, so has the rate of chronic disease. These include commonly used vegetable, canola, peanut, sunflower, safflower, corn and soybean oils.

“Animals typically develop cancer once the LA in their diet reaches 4% to 10% of their energy intake, depending on the cancer. In the breast cancer model, cancer incidents increase once 4% of calories are in the form of seed oils.” – Tucker Goodrich

Similar to sugar, linoleic acid is in virtually everything, including many organic foods. It’s hidden in proteins, salad dressings and other condiments and most packaged food. Foods naturally high in linoleic acid include nuts, seeds, chicken and pork so eat these sparingly. Opt for sprouted nuts and seeds which have less LA and anti-nutrient properties.

Avocado, olive and coconut oils are safe IF they are organic and not cut with other seed oils (so many brands are not 100% pure!).

Challenge yourself to read the ingredients and strictly avoid seed oils for a week. Comment with how you feel… most people notice weight loss, improved digestion, more energy and lowered inflammation in just days.

You want to eat 10 grams or less linoleic acid per day. is a great, free resource to track your nutritional intake, including linoleic acid. Once you start minimizing linoleic acid in your diet, you won’t go back.

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