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Is olive oil 100% digestible?

Not all fats are absorbed into the body in the same way. Recent studies in this field have demonstrated that olive oil is 100% digestible, whereas other oils are far less digestible, as shown by the overview below:

  • Olive oil: 100%
  • Sunflower oil: 83%
  • Groundnut oil: 81%
  • Linseed oil: 79%
  • Sesame oil: 57%
  • Poppy-seed oil: 48%
  • Corn oil: 36%

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