How to choose a vegetable oil
the main problem Vegetable oils: There are many beautiful words on the label, behind whichOften it is not worth anything, except advertising. How to determine how much oil is fresh, healthy, appropriate in your dishes and delicious? How to understand whether it is diluted or not?
We so rarely think about it, but the health of us and our loved ones depends on the choice of oil. You know that most often Falsify Expensive oils, for example, olive, rareCedar, amaranth, from grape seeds? As a rule, diluted with cheaper rapeseed, soybean, sunflower oil. Read this article to choose only the right and useful oil.
- Refined oil is good or bad?
Refined oil becomes afterIt is subjected to physicochemical treatment to clarify and extend the shelf life. This oil is extremely deprived of useful substances, including vitamins.
Make sure that the label appears on the label"Unrefined oil", as well as "first cold pressing" (or "press"). This is the most useful oil, whether it is olive, sunflower, linseed or walnut oil.
- Rare and expensive oil
That it is rare and expensive does not at all mean,That quality and good. Do not be too lazy to contact a company that is going to buy a rare expensive oil and specify the details: do they produce it themselves? Where does the raw material come from? How long have they been on the market?
To avoid disappointment, deliberately approach the purchase of expensive oil. As mentioned above, it is often diluted. Learn to determine a quality product by color and smell.
- Oil without preservatives and dyes
Even if such an inscription on the package does not appear,In oil they are still not there. But this is not the merit of the manufacturer. Vegetable oil is good in that it is difficult to add some artificial color or preservative.
To avoid oxidation of oil, buy it inBottles of dark glass. Whatever the manufacturer promised on the label, unrefined (cold pressed) oil is best used within two months, refined - four.
- But what about vitamins?
Maximum natural vitamins and trace elementsIs contained only in unrefined cold pressed oil. In the refined oil all the vitamins listed on the package are of synthetic origin. They enrich the oil, which has already been purified from impurities.
- without GMO
In vegetable oil, the genetically modified components can get from the raw material - soybean, corn, rape. Because this product is tested for the presence of GMO.
The problem is that the presence ofGmo-components in refined vegetable oil by modern laboratory methods is impossible. So here it is necessary to rely on luck and not to believe the advertisement stating that butter h without gmo.
- Cholesterol as an advertising move
In any plant product, cholesterol is not contained by definition, so it is not necessary to specifically mention this in oil, except for advertising.
These tips are useful to any hostess. I learned a lot about oil, some things and really do not think about it at all. Especially I liked the fact about preservatives - it's a comfort that there are no harmful preservatives in any oil.
But what seemed useful to you? Share this important knowledge with your friends, because vegetable oil is in the kitchen of any of us.