Soybean Oil

Oils

Potentially Harmful

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Definition
A vegetable oil made from soybean seeds
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Health Impact
Abundant in omega 6 fatty acids, throwing off our bodies healthy balance of omega 3 to 6 and leading to chronic inflammation. Contains high levels of glyphosate, a toxic pesticide linked to cancer. Has been shown to cause abnormal gene expression and hormonal dysfunction in mice, and is also linked to obesity and diabetes.

Sources

Dysregulation of Hypothalamic Gene Expression and the Oxytocinergic System by Soybean Oil Diets in Male Mice
https://academic.oup.com/endo/article/161/2/bqz044/5698148
America's most widely consumed oil causes genetic changes in the brain
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/01/200117080827.htm

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