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Seed Oils: Toxic Waste or Staple in Your Diet?

Did you know that seed oils originated back in the early 1800’s as a new way to make soap?

Cottonseed oil was referred to as “toxic waste” within the lighting industry.

Once oil was discovered, the need for cottonseed oil as fuel for lighting diminished.

That's when Proctor and Gamble moved away from lard and started using cottonseed oil to make their soap.

However, they found that when they processed the oil it resembled lard for cooking oil and hence Crisco was born!

It's crazy how an oil known as toxic waste quickly became a staple of the American diet!

Last week we dove into one of the most harmful foods in the standard American diet (in my opinion)