Hemp oil

Hemp oil is a Green-Green food. Green-Green foods are very safe to eat as a regular part of a diet.

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Guideline related quotes related to Fats-Oils, Plant-Oils and Green-Green throughout Geoff Bond's publications.

We only need about one gram each of omega-6 and omega-3 oils. We need to strip out the omega-6 oils to the point where we are only consuming a couple of grams a day at most, and we need to make sure we get at least one gram a day of omega-3 oils. Eating oily fish every day will help you boost your intake of omega-3. ~Paleo in a Nutshell p.41

Good oils share the top of the pyramid, and should be eaten sparingly to reap their health benefits. ... These include oily fish and canola (rapeseed) oil. ~Paleo in a Nutshell p.48

Examples of one serving include 1 teaspoon margarine; 1 tablespoon mayonnaise or spread; 1 teaspoon canola, vegetable, olive, fish, coconut, etc. oil. ~Paleo in a Nutshell p.95

Use 1 tablespoons of “Green-Green” oil at least seven times a week. ~Paleo in a Nutshell p.103

Restrict total fats and oils consumption to 5 tablespoons (80 ml) per day. ~Paleo in a Nutshell p.103

Eat no more than 10% of calories as fat/oil. Focus on consumption of bioavailable omega-3 fatty acids, reduce consumption of bioavailable omega-6 fatty acids, and avoid foods with bioavailable "bad" fatty acids. ~Deadly Harvest p.137

Those who have good levels of the omega-3 oils, whether fish oils or alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), have a lower risk of breast cancer. ~Deadly Harvest p.234

Many studies and trials show that when patients consume a normalized intake of essential fatty acids, their schizophrenia is improved. That is, consumption of omega-3 oils is increased and omega-6 oils are sharply reduced to bring them into balance. One of the fish oils, EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), seems to play a crucial role. ~Deadly Harvest p.258

Studies on Eskimos demonstrate that a high consumption of omega-3 fatty acids (in their case, mainly from fish oils) improve insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance. These confirm other studies suggesting that insulin sensitivity is improved when omega-3 intake is increased. Follow the Savanna Model and make sure you have the omega-6 to omega-3 intakes in balance. ~Deadly Harvest p.266

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Specific references to Hemp oil throughout Geoff Bond's publications.

... consume oils sparingly. We should focus on omega-3 oils. A prime example is canola (rapeseed) oil, which is readily available in supermarkets. However, we recommend going for cold-pressed, organic canola oil, if possible. Flaxseed oil has the highest concentrations of omega-3s and is preferred if you can afford it. The oil is fragile and needs to be kept in the refrigerator and consumed within a few weeks. Other options are hempseed oil and walnut oil (make sure it is not made from roasted walnuts). ~Paleo in a Nutshell p.73

Be frugal with fats and oils, even the "Green" classes. Never cook at high temperatures. Only bake or sauté at low temperatures— less than 320°F (160°C), although this may be a little higher for baking. Only use olive oil or canola (rapeseed) oil. Hot or cold, replace "Red" classes of fats and oils with "Green" classes such as olive oil, canola (rapeseed, colza) oil, hempseed oil, and flax oils ... ~Paleo in a Nutshell p.83

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