ZevA-HEALTH CARE

Healthiest Cooking Oils for Your Heart

Cooking oil is the basic ingredient in any Indian dish. Oil is used for cooking and to add flavours to your food. Replacing bad fats (saturated and trans) with healthier fats (monounsaturated and polyunsaturated) are good for your heart.

Choosing your cooking oil plays a vital role in keeping your heart healthy. However, picking the right cooking oil can spare you from heart infections, cholesterol blockages etc. Here is the list of common cooking oils that contain more of good fats and less of bad fats.

  • Olive oil
    • Monounsaturated fats: 73 g
    • Polyunsaturated fats: 11 g

  • Canola oil
    • Monounsaturated fats: 61 g
    • Polyunsaturated fats: 26 g

  • Sunflower oil
    • Monounsaturated fats: 46 g
    • Polyunsaturated fats: 36 g

  • Peanut oil
    • Monounsaturated fats: 46 g
    • Polyunsaturated fats: 36 g

  • Rice-bran oil
    • Monounsaturated fats: 39 g
    • Polyunsaturated fats: 35 g

  • Soybean oil
    • Monounsaturated fats: 23 g
    • Polyunsaturated fats: 58 g

  • Flax-seed oil
    • Monounsaturated fats: 18 g
    • Polyunsaturated fats: 68 g

  • Safflower oil
    • Monounsaturated fats: 4.8 g
    • Polyunsaturated fats: 28 g
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