Choose the Right Cooking Oil for Your Family!

By First Posted: May 21, 2019 Tue 7:59 AM
Choose the Right Cooking Oil for Your Family!
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In this pacing environment, it is important that you remain healthy and also keep a track of what you consume on a regular basis. Since cooking oil is used on a regular basis, it is vital that you choose the right cooking oil for your family. Markets (Offline and Online) today are swamped with many brands and varieties of cooking oil. Nonetheless not all the cooking oil are good for your health. It is very important to choose the right cooking oil. It is always recommended that you choose liquid fats over solid fats. A major part of your health is hinged on the cooking oil you use on daily basis.

So we are listing down some key factors that you should look out for while choosing healthy cooking oil for your family:

1. Low Saturated Fats (SAFA) content: Saturated fats have a highly steady structure that fights oxidation and aides digestion. Your intake of saturated fats however, should be limited.

2. High Monounsaturated Fats (MUFA) content: Monounsaturated fats have a numerous health benefits. They can help with weight loss, reduce the risk of heart disease and decrease inflammation.

3. Balanced Poly-unsaturated Fats (PUFA): It is difficult to spot foods claiming to contain high PUFA at grocery stores. Balanced Poly-unsaturated Fats are really good to maintain a healthy body. The most well-known PUFAs are Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids.

4. Ideal Omega-6 : Omega-3 Ratio:  According to Indian Council of Medical Research and National Institute of Nutrition, ideal class fat for good health is the one which maintains a balance, Omega 6:Omega 3 ratio of between 5-10 in the total diet. For ensuring this appropriate balance of fatty acids in cereal-based diets, it is necessary to increase Omega 3 intake from the cooking oil.

So, keep the above key factors in mind when you are going to buy a cooking oil for your family.


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