Depending on what information you read, you may hear that sunflower is healthy from some and unhealthy from others. So which is it?
To help those grappling with all this conflicting information, we'd like to weigh in: the answer is not as straightforward as "good" or "bad". Due to the ins and outs of the specific fat makeup of the oil (aka, what KIND of fats are found inside the oil molecules) and how oil is made, this discussion can be confusing and there's a lot of room for gray area and misinformation.
To make this discussion even less straight forward, the type of sunflower oil that was commonly used in the 80s and 90s is becoming less and less prevalent. So we are not always talking about the same thing when we say "sunflower oil."Continue Reading