olive oil vs flaxseed oil

What oil? Which vinegar? What about sugar?
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Why is olive oil special?

Postby Aytundra » Wed 21 Nov 2018 05:15

Did I miss reading something?
Iirc from a post, back in the days of no internet and researching out of books, you concluded to use olive oil.
Why did you conclude to using olive oil and not other oils?
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Re: Why is olive oil special?

Postby RRM » Wed 21 Nov 2018 12:27

Olive oil is most readily/easily/naturally harvested using simple cold pressing techniques, and it (1% omega 3, 8% omega 6) perfectly balances a fruit diet that is relatively high in omega-3 (omega 6/3 is close to 2:1).
Avocado oil is excellent (same omega 6/3 ratio), but very expensive.
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Re: olive oil vs flaxseed oil

Postby Aytundra » Wed 21 Nov 2018 12:40

Have you checked out the mineral content of olive oil?
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Re: olive oil vs flaxseed oil

Postby RRM » Sat 24 Nov 2018 19:30

Are you suggesting we need to obtain minerals from oil?
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Re: olive oil vs flaxseed oil

Postby Aytundra » Sun 25 Nov 2018 12:28

Merely just noting that selenium is higher in olive oil than other oils.
That selenium seems to be the only mineral there in olive and compared to other foods (hence taking it in would allow controlled intake of selenium).
Of course fish is a source of selenium, but fish also presents other minerals like calcium...iron (depending which fish)...mercury...

In Revici's work, selenium + 3 lipids of egg + ???, corrects for anabolic imbalances.
But can't find recipe.
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