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Weight Loss and Health Benefits of Safflower Oil

By Roserighter @roserighter
At one point, dieters were scared to consume any type of fat because it was believed that eating fat made you fat. Now we know there is a difference between good fats and bad fats. No, you can't go eat a tub of ice cream and expect to lose weight, but you can have a small amount of healthy fats found in some oils, nuts, avocados and the like.
One easy switch can make a big difference. Swap the canola, vegetable or olive oil you normally use for safflower oil. An Ohio State University study found that women reduced their belly fat by 6.3 % in just 16 weeks with safflower.
Weight Loss and Health Benefits of Safflower Oil
Who Can Benefit from Using Safflower Oil?
Safflower oil isn't just for health nuts and those interested in alternative medicine. It really can help anybody. It is especially helpful for those with:
*Breathing problems
*Heart disease
*Type II Diabetes
*High blood pressure
*Insulin sensitivity
*High Cholesterol
The Benefits of Safflower Oil The extract from safflower seeds is high in Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids and Vitamin E, according to It's good for the heart, skin and hair and weight loss. It helps eliminate body fat when the brown fat is triggered to burn calories.
To reap the benefits of safflower oil, find ways to use it in your recipes. You can cook with it on low temperatures, use it as a salad dressing base, marinate meats with it and anything else you would use other cooking oils for. A small amount goes a long way and can improve your health in a short amount of time.

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