Often when asking consumers about the use of other vegetable oils in preference to olive oil they justify their choice by repeating advertising claims of well promoted oils such as rice bran oil.
Analysis of comparative smoke points and health benefits shows that some of these claims are questionable, if not downright wrong.
Cooking and Health Attributes of Olive Oil Compared with Other Vegetable Oils
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