Avocado oil – properties and application

Avocado is a stone fruit tree that grows in the tropical forests of Central America and Mexico. Avocado contains 15 to 50% fat, thanks to which it has been used in the production of oil. Unlike other oils, avocado oil is pressed from the flesh, not from the seeds of the fruit. The cold-pressed oil…

Ranking of the best frying fats

Frying is a process in the course of which many compounds harmful to our health may arise, hence the use of this cooking technique is usually discouraged for preparing meals. Due to the extremely attractive taste and aroma of dishes prepared in this way, few people are able to completely give up eating fried dishes,…

Myths about butter

There are many different theories on the harmfulness of butter. A large part of them is simply not true. For the purposes of this article, I allowed myself to make a brief review of the prevailing stereotypes about butter, choosing the six most popular myths.  __ Here you can find healthy fats – CLICK  __…

Fats

Lipids Lipids are a group of natural organic compounds soluble in organic solvents and not soluble in water.  They play a very important role in our body, but not everyone realizes how important.  The list of their properties and functions is extremely extensive, I will cite only a few.  __ Here you can find healthy…

What Poles know about oil and its use in the kitchen

Poles for frying usually use oil or olive oil (81% of indications) – according to the Omnimas * study carried out by TNS OBOP. They are much less likely to reach such fats as lard (33%), margarine (28%) or butter (11%).  Sunflower oil is the most frequently used fat. Almost every third Pole (32%) uses…

Other oils

For some time now, I have been intending to write art. about other oils that are hardly known or at all. I write about them, because for a long time I am on low-carbach and I like sometimes to think and experiment. I hope you like it, the oils I tried to add my own…

Fats – compilation

The name fats refers to the group of lipids, esters of glycerol and fatty acids. From a chemical point of view, fats are natural organic compounds made of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen atoms with a very diverse structure. Most fats are odorless, insoluble in water and polar solvents and well soluble in non-polar solvents. They…

Coconut oil, butter and olive oil – what’s the best?

Researchers conducted a study and compared coconut oil, olive oil and butter.  __ Here you can find healthy fats – CLICK  __ Participants were recruited by the BBC. They were people aged 50-75, without a diagnosed cancer, cardiovascular disease or diabetes, not using lipid-lowering drugs that could use high-fat diets.  The subjects applied for 4…

OIL pressed from rapeseed – one of the healthiest in the world

Although rape blooms yellow, it has black seeds. One of the healthiest oils in the world is crowded out of them. Unfortunately, rapeseed oil is not very much appreciated with us. It is a pity, because it reduces the content of bad cholesterol and promotes the preservation of youth.  __ You can check also: Coconut oil and…

Rice oil properties, nutritional value and use of rice oil

Rice oil is produced from bran – the remains of the rice dehulling process. It is the most popular in Asian countries. Rice oil is suitable for both cold and frying at high temperatures. Thanks to the presence of vitamin E and gamma-oryzanol, it has pro-health effects, including helps to lower blood cholesterol levels and…