Various cooking oils and their benefits

Pooja Malhotra is a Delhi-based nutritionist and advises that cooking oil should be selected based on health needs.

Here is some information about the various kind of cooking oils and their benefits.

  1. Ghee is also known as Clarified butter and is a commonly used fat in Indian Kitchens. Ghee is considered very healthy for the body and should be taken regularly in moderation. It reduces insulin resistance and the chances of PCOD, diabetes and obesity.

  2. Coconut oil promotes thyroid function and is also very beneficial for healthy hair and skin.

  3. Mustard oil helps to reduce bad cholesterol and improve good cholesterol. It also helps in making the digestion and circulation of blood proper in the body.

  4. Ricebran oil is becoming very famous these days and is known to reduce chlestrol.

  5. Groundnut oil contains antioxidant Vitamin E and other nutrients that provide protection from nerve damage.

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