Avocado oil is derived from the avocado fruit,from a tree bearing the scientific name Persea Americana,native to Mexico.This cooking oil is pressed from the fruit and is used in a variety of ways.
Nutrients values of avocado oil:
Many health benefits are associated with avocado oil due to the presence of high levels of vitamin A,thiamine,folate and riboflavin.
Total lipid 100
Vitamin A 0
Fatty acids,total saturated 11.56
Fatty acids,total monounsaturated 70.55
Fatty acids,total polyunsaturated 13.49
Health benefits of avocado oil:
Avocado oil is ideal for clearing up skin conditions due to the presence of high levels of vitamin E along with other potent antioxidants.Vitamin E has certain antioxidant effects,helping to stimulate the growth of new cells,protecting the skin against infections,reducing inflammatory problems including eczema and rosacea and improving the appearance and youthfulness of your skin.
2.Boosts cardiovascular health:
Regularly consuming avocado oil,helps to boost your heart health be lowering blood pressure.
The carotenoids found in avocado oil will turn into vitamin A within the body.It act as an antioxidant eliminating oxidative stress and lowering the chances of chronic disease.
4.Helps to beat the high blood pressure:
Because of the high the content of potassium and vitamin E,avocado oil is great for improving the health of blood vessels.It also supports a hormonal balance in the kidneys,which is responsible for maintaining a healthy blood pressure.
5.Helps to control cholesterol:
Avocado oil is cholesterol friendly as it contains high levels of monounsaturated fats and few saturated fats.It also helps to lower the levels of bad cholesterol.
6.Helps in weight loss:
Avocado oil contains high levels of oleic acid which is responsible for weight loss.Omega-9 fatty acid encourages blood flow to the muscles as you exercise which in turn helps our body to remove fat which in turn can be used as energy.
7.Helps to relieve arthritic symptoms:
Arthritis, is characterized by a painful swelling and inflammation of joints in the body.The pain can be relieved through the combination of soy bean and avocado oil extracts.
8.Used for healthy hair:
Due to the presence of Lecithin,avocado oil lubricates and protects your hair,skin and follicles which helps to stimulate new growth.
This is especially helpful if you are exposed to harsh,dry climates.
Side effects of avocado oil:
1.Some people might suffer from itchiness when applied to the skin.
2.People might suffer some itchiness in the mouth after consuming avocado oil.
How to buy and store avocado oil?
1.Avocado oil doesn’t need to be refrigerated.
2.One of the benefits of natural refined avocado oil is that it doesn’t go rancid very easily.
3.Cooking oils should be stored in a cool,dry place to prevent any oxidation.