Choosing Your Cooking Oils based on Scientific Evidence and Ayurvedic Principles

For starters – your choice of cooking oil depends on availability.  In many cultures this is not very difficult because there are only a few oils available.  However, this changes when we talk about countries where there is a myriad of oils available, like in the U.S.   So many of you may be wondering how Read More …

Trans Fats Continued

The Providence Journal Newspaper published a report on Trans fat on May 27, 2010.  The title – “Report: Trans fat limits lead to healthier foods.”  The article was actually a report on an investigation of a group of foods that had their Trans fats removed by the manufacturer. 

The Defamation of Tropical Oils – My Perspective

The smell of bubbling palm oil in large pots wafts through many African villages. Palm oil is used in African cuisine to fry beignets, cassava, various meats and to make any variety of sauces.  A small but very significant part of my life journey rests in West Africa where I spent several years teaching in Read More …