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Currently, coconut oil and olive oil are considered to be healthier than other types of edible oils.

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  • Sri Lanka
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Coconut oil is seeing growing interest due to its healthy image with it being used in curries, baking and for dishes containing nuts.

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  • Kuwait
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Most mixed oils are based on a blend of sunflower oil, soy oil, rapeseed oil, coconut oil and/ or corn oil and these represent the most cost-effective options for low-income households.

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  • Paraguay
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Here, the cuisine is similar to that of neighbouring countries with the exception that it uses more coconut, such as coconut oil, coconut milk, coconut bread and coconut sweets.

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  • Honduras
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Coconut oil is often used for making desserts, while soy oil and palm oil are used for stir-frying and deep-frying.

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  • Laos
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However, many consumers are becoming concerned that soy oil may not be the healthiest type of edible oil, which is encouraging the use of oils that contain some soy oil, but which are blended with palm oil and other types of oil that are considered healthier, such

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  • Panama
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Coconut-based oil is also used for skin care purposes, although these products account for only a small share of overall sales of edible oils.

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  • Qatar
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