I bet we all for once have given a thought about the cooking oil that we use in our kitchen and ended up being confused. There are different types of cooking oil available in the market which claims to be the healthy and good for heart. Unfortunately, some of these oil brands are not so healthy as per studies and as per research conducted it is just a foolery by the big Cooking Oil companies and their intensive marketing compromising with your health.
Cooking oils are mainly composed of three different types of Fatty Acids
· Monounsaturated fatty acid (MUFA)
· Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA)
· Saturated fats
Each Oil is prominent in these fatty acids.
Mono saturated or MUFA are commonly liquid at room temperature but may solidify when the room temperature is low, like in the rainy or winter seasons.
Poly insaturated fatty acids contains Omega-3 fatty acids and Omega-6 fatty acids. These fatty acids are both equally essential for a healthy body.
Saturated fats are typically found in animal product as a meat or diary. They are also available in plant sources such as coconut oil.
In over all, cold pressed oils are anyday better than the chemically processed refined oil in the market.
Here we give you the list of top 3 healthy cooking oil.
1. Groundnut oil
We have put groundnut oil in the first rank for mutli benefits. It is quite popular household use in central India.
Groundnut oil reduces cholesterol level like no other oil, the lower the cholesterol level, lower is your risk of heart attacks.
Groundnut oil has richness of Vitamin E , it keeps your blood pressure levels stable.
Groundnut oil has anti-inflammatory property other vegetable oil. The neutral taste of groundnut oil does not interfere with the core taste of your dish.
2. Coconut oil
Coconut oil takes the second spot in our list of healthy cooking oil. Coconut oil contains a lot of triglycerides and fatty acids.
Preparing your food with coconut oil will give you a better metabolism. Coconut oil has also been proven to have increased ketone levels which helps to burn your fat faster.
Most of the South India uses coconut oil as the major cooking oil because of its many benefits and availability and amazing aroma and taste.
Incase you are trying to lose fat, coconut oil is the one for you. This is mainly due to the fact that coconut oil reduces your appetite and the constant urge to feel hungry.
3. Olive Oil or extra Extra virgin Olive Oil
Olive oil is simply the cold pressed juice of the olive fruit.
Extra virgin olive oil can decrease systemic inflammation. It polyphenols in the oil can reduce the proliferation and outright kill cancer cells without any harm to healthy cells specifically in case of cancer cells. Studies show that virgin olive oil can be very beneficial for cardiovascular health, it lowers the level of bad cholesterol.
Diabetic patients show positively progressive results in insulin sensitivity and a more balanced blood sugar levels when consumed regularly.