Healthy Cooking: 10 Tips on Using Fats and Oil in a Healthy Diet
#5 Tip on Using Fats and Oil in a Healthy Diet
Olive oil should be your preferred choice. It contains mono-unsaturated fatty acids, which lower the levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides without lowering good cholesterol levels. Different stages of pressing and processing yield different varieties of olive oil.
- Extra virgin- Excellent for salad dressings and dips.
- Virgin – It is the yield of second press.
- Pure - This stage of oil goes through a certain amount of processing – filtration and refining.