5 Of The Best Oils for Health and Cooking
We all know that natural oils are not only enhance your cooking but they are also very good at giving your health a boost. My kitchen is never without any of them at any time. So here is a list below of the best 5 that you should seriously consider, not only for your health's sake..but your cooking's too!
Almond Oil..It has a slightly sweet taste making it good for baking. Also great choice for diabetics and those of you on a low Gi-diet, this oil is excellent at maintaining blood-sugar levels. It is also lower in carbohydrates than many other oils which means it is able to stabilise blood-sugar levels.
Olive oil. This is great drizzled over salads or veggies before roasting. This old favorite will promote heart health. I am NEVER without a bottle in the kitchen. No other oil has more cholesterol-reducing monounsaturated fats. Also the virgin and extra-virgin varieties have high levels of phenols, which is known to help prevent blood clots from forming.
Sesame oil. This is a favorite for Thai-style salads or cooked noodles, just lightly drizzle over. Use it more for flavouring rather than cooking. This is the youth oil, helping you to keep young. It is very rich in the antioxidant vitamin E, known to help fight free radicals which can damage skin cells and speed up the ageing process.
Next up is Flax Seed Oil. This honey-coloured oil will go down well with your morning bowl of porridge or maybe a fruit smoothie. Known to be great for digestion. The reason is that it is high in plant compounds and soluble fiber. Excellent for constipation, hemorrhoids relief and other digestion problems by helping to ease the passage of stools.
Udo's Choice Ultimate. This is available in many good health food stores. This is great as a dressing on a simple green salad. This is an excellent blend containing omega 3,6 and 9 essential fatty acids, helping to maintain cell walls and prevent dehydration. Not proven yet but believed to also offer relief from such skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.
So as you can see, these oils offer great health benefits as well as culinary enhancers. They are all quite easily available from most supermarkets and health stores..stock up now!
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