Women who cook with unrefined oils are more likely to develop lung cancer, researchers have found. They discovered that, when heated in a wok, the oils release carcinogens, which explains why Chinese women suffer the highest rates of lung cancer in t
Safer oils to use include peanut butter oil (J Natl Cancer Inst, 1995; 87:836-41).
Cafetiere coffee may increase the risk of coronary disease by 20 per cent. Filtered, instant and percolated coffees were safer, researchers found (BMJ, 1996; 313: 1362-6)