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Best Cooking Oil for Heart

Best Cooking Oil for Heart

Sesame Oil is one of the best quality cooking oil for heart patients. These oils have been suggested by many doctors as healthy cooking oils for heart patients. 


Let’s compare all the different types of oil before we decide on the best cooking oil for heart disease

Mustard Oil Mustard oil has been advised by doctors for better digestion and improved appetite. Additional benefits of mustard oil include;
  • Curing fungal infection and bacterial skin infection
  • Preventing hair loss
  • Fuelling the circular of blood in the human body and aiding in muscle growth
  • Despite of various reports stating few harmful effects, no side effects have been experienced in India
Regardless of various reports stating the oils toxicity, no side effects have been experienced in India. People who have not used mustard oil before may find it a little difficult to get acquainted with it initially
Sunflower Oil Sunflower is an anti-oxidant and sunflower oil reduces cardiovascular problems and is a good cooking medium for cancer patients and people suffering from arthritis. The oil acts as a preventive in colon cancer, improves the skin health, aids in apt performance of the nervous system, protects from diseases such as asthma, and boosts the immune system Sunflower oil has high omega-6 content as compared to other vegetable oils. This is alarming for people with problems such as obesity or cholesterol related issue. Sunflower oil may also lead to an increase in the sugar levels, causing harm to diabetic patients
Olive Oil

Olive oil contains certain components that help to fight against heart attack and strokes. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has advised daily intake of olive oil to reduce the risk of heart problems. The health benefits of Olive oil include:

  • Boosts metabolism
  • Helps in digestion
  • Reduces heart problems and improves cholesterol levels
The oil should not be consumed for a long duration. Change to Sesame Oil or Canola Oil is advised
Groundnut Oil

Groundnut oil or peanut oil is a variety of vegetable oil derived from peanuts. In general, people use groundnut oil to add flavor to their food and groundnut oil is available in a number of varieties, such as roasted, unrefined, and refined. Groundnut oil is very commonly used in Asian foods and has the following health benefits:

  • Helps to lower the cholesterol level and controls blood pressure
  • Reduces the risk of heart ailment and improves immune system
  • Helps fight against diseases like cancer
  • Protection from aging symptoms like wrinkles
Even though the fatty acids present in groundnut oil are beneficial, they are only healthy in reasonable amount. Do remember that groundnut oil has fats, and therefore is high in calories. Excessive use of groundnut oil can lead to weight gain
Soybean Oil Soya bean is rich source of protein and the oil contains both mono-saturated and poly-saturated fats as well as saturated fats (content of saturated fats is low). Soybean oil protects the heart from cardiovascular diseases as it is a rich source of omega-3 Soybean oil is rich in proteins and it not advised for people with health problems such as asthma
Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has a large amount of health benefits, which are not just restricted to food digestion or fighting against infection, hair and skin care. People around the globe are starting to realize the benefits of using coconut oil as a medium of cooking delicious food. Some of the benefits of coconut oil are:

  • Helps in easy digestion and prevents the liver and kidney from infection
  • Strengthens the body’s immune system and is effective in healing infection and damaged tissues
  • Reduces the loss of protein in the hair and prevents skin dryness and wrinkles
  • Develops bone health
Coconut oil has more than 90% of saturated fats, together with traces of few unsaturated fatty acids. It has been observed that coconut oil can raise the blood cholesterol
Almond Oil Almond oil aids to improve cholesterol and builds the body’s immunity to fight against health problems such as heart stroke and cancer. The oil can also be used to nourish the hair and bring back the natural colour of the hair Excessive consumption of Almond oil, in summer, may cause skin problems


Refined Sesame Cooking Oil is a edible oil which is very popular in India and other neighbouring countries. Specially, people in the southern part of India relish this oil because of its high nutritional value. This refined oil is good for health and the best refined oil for heart patients. Other advantages of Sesame cooking oil are:

  • Keeps in blood pressure and cholesterol level normal
  • Maintains the insulin level and prevents for diabetes
  • Perfect for respiratory healthiness, bone strength, and puts a stop to osteoporosis and arthritis
  • Prevention from heart problems
  • High protein content and is suitable of skin, and hair
  • Good for oral health
  • Helps in digestion of food
  • Aids in fighting cancer
  • Helps decrease anxiety
  • Treats anaemia
  • Guards the skin from ultraviolent rays and apt for baby’s skin and health
  • Best for eyes
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