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Copy of Healthy Life - FREE Prezi Template

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Overall peanut oil is the healthiest option when cooking with oil but the least used due to people being allergic. Since many people have a nut allergy olive oil, canola oil, and vegetable oil are used instead. Each oil contains similiar vitamins and minerals giving them added health benefits but in varying amounts making some healthier than others. Any oil in moderation can be healthy and good for you.
Lipids are any of a class of organic compounds that are fatty acids or their derivatives and are insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents. They include many natural oils, waxes, and steroids.
Lipids refer to a broad group of fats, acids and soluble vitamins. Lipids have several biological uses that include energy storage, acting as structural components of cell membranes, or acting as important signaling molecules.
Olive Oil is made from olives into 3 main types: extra virgin,pure, light. The difference is in the taste. The smoke point variedepends on which olive oil you purchase.
Canola Oil has the least saturated fat making it heart healthy. Canola oil is shown to lower the risk of heart disease.
Canola Oil has a smoking point of 375-475 degrees.
There are three main types of peanut oil: refined, gourmet, and pure.
Refined oil has had the allergy protein removed through a bleaching process.
Gourmet oil has significant levels of vitamin E and phytosterols.
Pure oil is made from one type of peanut oil not a blended variety.
They are many different types of vegetable oils :
Made from vegetables, plant sources, seeds, and nuts
The different types of vegetable oils include palm oil, soya bean oil, canola oil, pumpkin seed oil, corn oil, sunflower oil, safflower oil, peanut oil, grape seed oil, sesame oil
-manufactured in factories, usually genetically modified crops, that have been treated with pesticides.

Properties of Vegetable Oils
The smoke point is the temperature when cooking, when the fat/oil starts to smoke.

It's important to know about the smoke point because if it's heated past it's smoke point than it will impact a burnt flavor in your food. also if you heat it past its smoke point, you could start a fire.
Vegetables have a high smoke point. Each oil has a specific smoke point.
Most oils are liquid at room temperature. Most vegetable oils have low melting points because, they contain less saturated fat than animal fat. . Some oils are semisolid such as coconut oils.
Cons of vegetable oils:
high in poly unsaturated fats
poly unsaturated fats are unstable oxidize easily this causes inflammation and mutation in cells
contain a very high concentration of Omega 6 fatty acids
Contain unbalanced levels of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fats
Pros of Olive Oils:
rich in vitamins and minerals
lowers LDL and raises HDL levels
helps lower cholesterol levels in blood
good for you on salads and cold recipes
Cons of Olive Oils
high in calories, should be consumed in moderation
Pros of Canola Oil:
high levels of monounsaturated fatty acids
rich source of vitamin E
cholesterol free
contains essential Omega-3s and Omega-6s
Peanut Oil is one of the healthiest oils due to it being naturally trans-fat free, cholesterol free, and low in saturated fats. Peanut oil is also high unsaturated fats especially monounsaturated fats. Peanut oil is also high in vitamin E, and Phytosterols.
Peanut oil has a smoke point of 225 degrees.
Vegetable oils come from the seed or the pulp so most generally have an amount of flavor. The nutritional value is different for every oil. Some are healthier than others, providing essential fatty acids.
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