The reality is that oils are extremely low in terms of nutritive value. They contain no fiber, no minerals and are 100% fat calories. And above all they contain saturated fat which immediately injures the endothelial lining of the arteries when eaten. It doesn’t matter whether it’s olive oil, corn oil, or any other kind of oil.
Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D. – author of Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease
It’s just one comment from one of the most knowledgeable doctors on the subject. If you are interested, you can read more oil in this piece called The Big Oil Post from The Engine 2 Diet‘s The Daily Beet