This versatile cooking oil is extracted from grape seeds left over from wine-making. It’s considered to be a good all-purpose oil that can be used for sautéing and roasting, or in salad dressings. Grapeseed oil has a high percentage of polyunsaturated fat (71%), with a similar fatty acid profile to soybean oil.
According to a 2016 review of studies published in the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolic Insights, little is known about the effects of grapeseed oil on human health.
By training, I am a American Board Certified Pediatrician. But in my younger years I grew up with natural alternatives. As a mom I have tried to incorporate both for my kids and it has worked wonders. And finally, as I am studying natural & alternative medicines, I realize the beauty and wisdom of living closer to earth. Hence in my practice I integrate both...for acute ailments I follow American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation but for simple and/or chronic conditions I prefer natural alternatives.
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