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Old 01-08-2013, 07:30 AM   #32
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^^ the point here is that all oils oxidize when used for cooking, a process that creates presumed carcinogens. Olive oil does this at lower temperatures and so may be riskier to cook with. The health benefits of olive oil accrue from using it "raw" in salad dressings, making hummus, etc.
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