AFDHAL Cooking Oil Made From Palm Oil, Rutaceae Herb can be Used For 80 Times

by Bidita Debnath on  August 9, 2015 at 11:56 PM Diet & Nutrition News
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Researchers have produced a cooking oil using palm oil and a natural herb extract that can be used repeatedly for at least 80 times, thus reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancer.
AFDHAL Cooking Oil Made From Palm Oil, Rutaceae Herb can be Used For 80 Times
AFDHAL Cooking Oil Made From Palm Oil, Rutaceae Herb can be Used For 80 Times

The team from University of Putra, Malaysia, (UPM) found that "AFDHAL cooking oil" was scientifically defined using the main ingredients -- palm oil and Rutaceae herb.

These are not only capable of reducing oil absorption in fried cooking up to 85 percent but also minimize the risks of getting cardiovascular diseases.

"Extracts from Rutaceaea herb serve as a natural antioxidant that prevents cooking oil from damage. Besides, wastage can be avoided through the use of cooking oil for 80 times, without affecting one's health," said lead researcher Suhaila Mohamed in a university statement.

The oil product is rich in high antioxidant, has antibacterial properties and antihistamine to enhance crunchiness, taste and quality of fried foods to prevent damage to the oil whether in cooking or keeping and poses less health risks, she said.

Besides, only a small quantity of 15 ml would suffice for normal cooking, she added. The main feature of "AFDHAL" cooking oil enabled it to be accorded with patent rights from all over the world and it has been commercialized now.

Source: IANS

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