Why Is Olive Pomace Oil Better Than Conventional Vegetable Oil?
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Cooking oil can make or break your health. The right cooking oil ensures that the food cooked in it is highly nutritious and delicious. Given our country’s diversity, people from different regions enjoy different cuisines. Groundnut, rice bran, coconut, mustard, sesame, soybean and olive oil are among the most consumed edible oils in the country. Each oil includes a unique fatty acid profile and has distinctive properties. Olive Pomace Oil, for instance, has gained momentum in recent years due to its fatty acid profile and many health benefits.

India is a land of myriad flavours and culinary styles complemented by different spices and flavours. Cooking methods vary from frying to grilling, steaming, sauteing, and shallow-frying. Hence, the need arises for oil that fits the diverse Indian cuisine and cooking techniques, and Olive Pomace Oil perfectly scales through. It is rich in Vitamin K, aids faster healing, helps improve bone density, strength and helps in easy digestion.

Why should you choose Olive Pomace Oil over Vegetable Oil? Explains Celebrity Nutritionist Nmami Agarwal, in association with Oleev

  • Olive Pomace Oil has a neutral flavour, rendering it suitable for dishes, including desserts and cooked foods.
  • On the health front, unlike most vegetable oils, Olive Pomace Oil can increase good cholesterol levels, making it a healthier option for regular cooking oil. In addition, the good fats in it help reduce clogged arteries and lower the chances of a stroke. Additionally, it also safeguards the body from infections and aids in healing tissues while improving bone density and strength.
  • The presence of Vitamin E and K, along with healthy monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA), makes Olive Pomace Oil a perfect choice to balance your everyday health. It may also help in regulating cholesterol levels. On the other hand, vegetable oil is a blend of unhealthy fats and usually contains minimal nutrients after processing.
  • It goes through a highly high-quality extraction technique using carefully selected olives. As a result, it maintains the nutritional value and does not break down even at temperatures as high as 190 degrees celsius. Other vegetable oils undergo a high refining process which kills micronutrients and other beneficial plant compounds.
  • Because of its texture, the quantity of Olive Pomace Oil required for cooking is one-third the number of other oils, which means the effective cost is hardly one-sixth of its actual price. Affordable and economical to add to your kitchen stash!
  • It has the added advantage of low absorption. This means even when used for frying, a comparatively lesser amount of oil penetrates the food, leaving it light and digestible.

Takeaway by Nutritionist Nmami Agarwal

Why not embark on the new journey to health by making sustainable and reasonable choices in our everyday eating, like switching to a healthier version of Olive Pomace Oil. This oil offers all the listed benefits and has the value-added fortification of vitamins A, D, E and K. It is made from select olives, chosen with care. Each farmer’s produce is well-monitored by experts throughout the season to check for the quality of the olive fruit and is graded by a panel of 24 expert olive oil tasters. It is undoubtedly a must-have in kitchen cabinets. So, bring home this healthier cooking oil and enjoy the delicious food while increasing your health quotient. It also comes with Sci-Fry technology, which means it has a high smoke point and is stable for frying.