Studies in mice show that Linoleic Acid and obesity are linked. Oils in high in omega-6 linoleic acid that should be avoided to prevent obesity and other health problems are listed below.
Good Oil List
Bad Oil List – Bad to Better
Grape seed oil
Wheat germ oil
Rice bran oil
|% Linoleic acid†
High Oleic Sunflower Oil – Healthy?
A distorted ratio of omega 3 to omega 6 polyunsaturated fatty acids may be one of the most damaging aspects of the Western diet
Linked to Hardening of the arteries – webmd.com
Omega 3 to 6 Ratio should be 4-3:1
2015 Obesity Study