5 HEALTHY OILS YOU NEED IN YOUR KITCHEN

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Nutritionists say that even olive oil has limitations so it is best to know about the various oils that work differently for different forms of cooking. So, enhance your gourmet dishes and also stay fit with these cooking oils.

RICE BRAN OIL:- “Rice bran oil contains lipoic acid that stabilizes blood sugar levels and reduces the damage in body in body by excess sugar. It also contains unique nutracenticals known to maintain the right balance of cholesterol besides promoting overall good health.”. The oil is considered to be one of the healthiest oils. 

COCONUT OIL:- The Southern states of India have always used coconut oil for cooking, but for many, it is best known for its cosmetic properties and as a hair oil. Of late, Western countries have also woken up to its numerous benefits. It is considered one of the most versatile oils in India and has been used for both cooking as well as medicinal purposes. The oil is said to increase metabolic rate and suppress appetite. It has a long shelf life and has been found effective in healing fungal diseases like athlete’s foot, herpes, throat infections, and ringworm. Coconut oil is high in saturated fat — 87 grams for every 100 grams of oil.

SESAME OIL:- This one is considered one of the most popular oils being used in India since ancient times. Made by pressing toasted sesame seeds, this oil is mostly used in Asian cooking. “Since sesame oil contains high levels of vitamin E, B6, magnesium, calcium, copper a nd iron, it has many properties that are good for health. This oil can help in the reduction of high blood pressure and cholesterol and it especially benefits a diabetic patient.” However experts suggest using it sparingly.

FLAXSEED OIL:- Flaxseed oil has high nutritional value and has a large amount of omega-3 fatty acids and helps in digestion. It’s anti-inflammatory qualities help heal arthritic conditions. It has a low shelf life and cannot be used in high temperature cooking.

GRAPESEED OIL:- Grapeseed oil is clean, light, nutty and fruity in taste. It is used to impart subtle flavor for different types of food. High in Vitamin E and omega-6 fatty acids, it has natural antioxidants, and is said to increase good cholesterol. It is used for baking, as an ingredient in salad dressings and mayonnaise.

 

 

 

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