Like other vegetable and fruit oils, grapeseed oil is not hydrogenated, so there is no trans fat, it is low in saturated fat, no cholesterol and has no sodium. It also is a good source of vitamin E and may increase blood levels of HDL cholesterol. All oils have calories, however, so at 100-120 calories per tablespoon, use all oils sparingly. Most of the grapeseed oils come from crushed grape seeds from wine-making vineyards, so the grapes are being used to the max without additional growing of a food. This is good news for our land! So give grapeseed oil a try for a nice change of pace from canola, corn or vegetable oil.
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