Oil & fat types!


Did you know which oil should you be having?

1) Oil is always a mix of different types of fat

2) Scientists are divided on the health impact of saturated fat on heart health. We suggest it is better to keep the intake below 10% of the total calorie intake

3) Unsaturated fat is heart-healthy. It can be mono or poly

4) Among polyunsaturated fat, Omega 3 type is anti-inflammatory, while omega 6 is pro-inflammatory

5) For deep frying and cooking at high temp, always use saturated fat (coconut oil, butter, ghee etc)

6) Unsaturated can turn into dangerous transfat at high heat

7) It is a good idea to use a 2-3 types of oil, saturated fat for high heat cooking and frying, while unsaturated fat for low heat cooking

However, as a thumb rule, ALWAYS keep the oil intake low – irrespective of whichever oil it is!

different types of cooking oil

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