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Grape Seed Oil
Grape seed oil is extracted from grape seeds. It has a higher smoking point than olive oil (approx 170 degrees celcius) so can safely be used to cook at high temperatures. Unlike olive oil, grape seed oil has no distinctive taste. It has a clean, light taste.
Category: Oils and Fats
In Season: all year
To Buy:
Buy cold pressed grape seed oil from supermarkets. Note: although low in salicylates, some commercial vatrieties may contain preservatives that mimic salicylate reactions, so should be avoided.
To Store:
Store it in a cool, dry place away from direct light. It will last for up to a year.
Tips & Tricks:
Cooking Tips:
You can use grape seed oil in salad dressings and for baking as well as for frying and grilling. Grape seed oil is lighter than other oils so you don't need to use as much. (approx 1/3 to 1/2 the quantity).

Nutrition per 1 Tablespoon:

Energy (kJ):
Protein (g):
Saturated Fat, g :
No information available
Carbohydrates, g:
Fat (g):
Monosaturated Fat , g:
Safe/negligible amount

Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

High Blood Cholesterol
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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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