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Majority of us resort to cooking food in vegetable oils like corn, soya, sunflower and canola, thinking of them to be beneficial for our health. However, these are the unhealthiest oils you could ever consume. We tell you why!
Vegetable oils like corn, soya, sunflower and canola comprise of Omega 6 fats and polyunsaturated fats, owing to which ,when we cook food in these oils, the antioxidants become oxidized and damaged, thereby being harmful for our health.
Why coconut oil?
Coconut oil is stable enough to resist heat-induced damage therefore making it the best oil for high-heat cooking methods such as frying. In addition, coconut oil comprises of medium-chain fatty acids (MCA), which are precise and easily digested by the body.
The country has witnessed an increasing replacement of vegetable oils with coconut oil due to the growing awareness of its innumerable health benefits. There are many benefits of coconut oil, which make it a top contender among cooking oils.
Benefits of Coconut oil
Coconut oil is rich in 12-carbon lauric acid, which acts as a catalyst to kill microbes like bacteria, viruses and fungi, thereby boosting the immune system of the body. Coconut oil, also improves blood lipid profiles, which aid in the prevention of heart diseases. This magical oil also helps to cure Alzheimer’s disease, kidney infection, hearts diseases, epilepsy and high blood pressure. Moreover, if you are on a weight loss spree- and desperately want to get rid of those love handles; coconut oil will act as a magic potion. Apart from being a complete package of health benefits, coconut oil has a delicious sweet nutty flavor, which enhances the taste of every dish that you cook.
Hence, it would not be wrong to claim that Coconut oil is the healthiest oil that for cooking food and a must in your diet. So, on your next trip to the grocery store, make a wise choice and choose coconut oil. As Hippocrates rightly said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”
Category : Health
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Date Added : 30-1-2017