What is cold pressed oil?
Cold pressed oil is extracted from a traditional cold pressing technique in which oil is extracted by traditional cold pressing and crushing of seeds and nuts, in this process no high heat and chemical processing is involved and by this nutrition quality of nuts and seeds does not get hampered. Cold pressed oil is the purest form of oil which is rich in nutrients and has no chemicals or preservatives added.
What is the difference between cold pressed oil and hot pressed?
Refined or hot pressed oil is extracted by industrial methods in which high heat and chemicals are involved due to which the nutrition level of oil gets hampered and it is harmful for health since it contains high toxic load.
On the other side cold pressed oil is extracted by traditional method by which oil is extracted by cold pressing method due to which the nutrition value of oil is retained and it is free from any toxic load since no chemicals or preservatives are used in this process.
Why is cold pressed oil good?
It is beneficial for health since it is rich in nutrients and free from chemicals or preservatives since oil is extracted by traditional method and no heat or chemicals are involved in this process due to which oil retains its nutrition level, aroma and flavour which is healthy for the body.
- Rich in nutrients and minerals
- Have therapeutic advantages
- Retains Natural Nutrients, aroma and flavor
- No chemical and preservatives used
- Lesser cholesterol level hence healthy for your heart
- Extracted at optimum temperature
- Contains high oxidants
What are the advantages of eating pure and unprocessed food?
- Increases your immunity
- Rich in nutrients and proteins
- High in healthy fats
- Reduce disease risk
What are the ill effects of processed food?
The foods that are cooked, canned, frozen or packaged are processed foods. Processing is done to alter its taste, texture, colour and nutrients to make it more appealing.
99% of the processed foods are rich in sugar, trans-fats and salt(sodium) that makes them taste better. All of these additives are harmful substances not well tolerated in the human body. Chronic intake of excess sugar, fats and salt may lead to serious metabolic disorders like obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and even cancer.
Which cold pressed oil is good for indian cooking?
India has a diverse food culture, and so is the type of oil used in different regions of India. Popular cold pressed oils suitable for Indian cooking are coconut oil, sesame oil, mustard oil and groundnut oil. These oils are traditionally extracted in the lakdi ghanas in the most appropriate temperature for natural taste and nutrient retention. Cold pressed oils are noticed for their immense health benefits that are otherwise just a hoax of industrial refined oils.