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Edible Vegetable Oil

Also Known As : Refined vegetable oil, Edible vegetable fat

Vegetarian

Usage Tips

  1. Edible vegetable oils can be used for cooking like searing, roasting, baking, deep frying, and seasoning, as well as making sauces, dips and dressings.

Common names and forms

  1. Edible Vegetable Fat
  2. Refined Vegetable Oil
  3. Vegetable Oil

Description

Edible vegetable oil is oil that is extracted from various types of fruits, seeds, grains, and nuts. The most popular edible oils are made from canola, palm, peanut, safflower, coconut, corn, olive, soybean,rice bran,mustard and sunflower. It is used to cook food and also add flavor to the food.

Health benefits

  • Edible vegetable oil is rich in Vitamin E that is required in the body for cell protection and development.(1)
  • It contains antioxidants that help to fight free radicals which are responsible for causing diseases in the body.(1)

Note

Edible vegetable oil contain very large amounts of Omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, which are harmful in excess.(2)

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