With all the bad hype about oils and fries, you will not be forgiven for thinking that you should not even have any oil in your house. Yes, it is true that oil is mostly unhealthy for you, but it is also true that there are some really good and healthy oils that you must try.
As long as these oils are not used in excess or prepared the wrong way, they will probably provide immense benefits for your health. Do not forget that nature provided oils for us to consume and that our ancestors were supposedly consuming them for thousands of years without any side effects, so they must be good for you.
Mentioned below are three oils that are safe for you to use.
1. Cold pressed coconut oil
Coconut oil is considered by some to be the king of the oil world, especially cold pressed coconut that still has most of the its nutrients and minerals still in it. Coconut oil is a great hydrating agent for the body organs, especially the skin, making them look young and attractive. It is also a great oil that helps to stabilize your hormones and thyroid gland.
It also helps to reduce the chances of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and even some cancers developing, as it contains a massive amount of antioxidants and also because it reduces the effects that LDL cholesterol has on the body. It is also a great tool for weight loss, as it manages blood sugar levels, forcing your body to burn more fat.
Coconut oil takes about two years to go bad and it maintains its chemistry at incredibly high temperatures, making it good for cooking. When eaten, it kills fungi infection in the body like candida and because of its hydrating prowess and massive antioxidant content, it is used in beauty creams and lotions, with tremendous effects.
2. Cold pressed olive oil
Olive oil was the champion of the ancient world. Wearing it was a sign of royalty and wealth and it garnered great respect back then. Olive oil is full of antioxidants that protect the body from age related diseases and diseases caused by oxidative damage like some cardiovascular diseases.
Olive oil also helps to prevent gastrointestinal complications, because of the polyphenols it contains. It has also been shown to improve bone growth and strengthening due to tyrosol and hydroxytyrosol it contains. Brain functioning is also improved by the consumption of olive oil, by helping the brain to be able to retain its water content and making it very easy for molecules to pass from the blood to brain cells. This in turn increases cognitive ability, memory, intelligence and sharpness.
3. Cold pressed avocado oil
If the fruit itself is considered a super-food, what do you expect its oil to be. It is made from the flesh, skin and seed. It also contains a lot of minerals and nutrients like vitamin K, vitamin E, folate, vitamin C and vitamin B6. All these mean that avocado oil is good for your eyes, brain and helps to reduce the chances of cardiovascular diseases forming, boosts wound healing ability, boosts the immune system, reduces inflammations, reduces the chances of cancers developing, reduces the chances of strokes and diabetes and reduces the damages caused by LDL cholesterol.
Avocado oil also contains chlorophyll, meaning that you can detox your body without having to use epsom salt on your feet every night.
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