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cooking oil syns especially coconut oil

S: 19st9.5lb C: 18st11.5lb G: 14st0lb BMI: 33.8 Loss: 0st12lb(4.36%)
#2
I couldn't find coconut oil on the SW website, this is the best I could do -

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[TD="class: ProductRow"] Basic, Oil, all types excluding extra virgin olive oil, 1 level tbsp[/TD]
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If you say what country you live in there might be others from the area who could suggest a frylite substitute that's available locally for you.
 
S: 13st5lb C: 8st12lb G: 8st12lb BMI: 22 Loss: 4st7lb(33.69%)
#3
I live overseas and can't get frylite which is causing me a real pain. What would be the best oil to use instead? Before starting SW I was using coconut oil but I can't find any syn values for that (i have a dated list).
For oils, as they don't have a free food allowance, 1 syn = 20 cals. I don't use coconut oil but how about a lighter olive oil or something similar?
 
#4
Thanks, i live in Korea and getting hold of most stuff in the recipes is proving a challenge.

I am pretty sold on the health benefits of coconut oil (i usually never believe in the magic powers of certain foods but this one has me convinced) so I guess it will have to eat up a lot of my syns.
 

jen3

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S: 13st7.5lb C: 13st0.0lb G: 11st7lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 0st7.5lb(3.96%)
#5
If you have to use oil for cooking try brushing it on the pan with a pastry brush rather than pouring - seems to go further
 
S: 15st2.5lb G: 12st7lb
#6
I use coconut oil. It's 2 sins for a teaspoon. I wouldn't give it up as it is good for you. Olive oil can be a HEXB so I think coconut oil should be too.

It is healthier for frying in as it is stable at high temps.
 


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