Which cooking oil is the best one for you? This online health calculator is an easy way to find out the fat content in cooking oil. Fat is one of the energy producing nutrients for your body. It is essential to include the correct proportion of fat in your diet for good health.
Four types of dietary fats react differently inside your body.
Check out Medindia's 'Fat Content in Vegetable Oil or Ghee or Cooking Oil', an interactive diet calculator that calculates the amount of total fat, saturated fat, monounsaturated (MUFA) and polyunsaturated (PUFA) fatty acids in the edible oil you choose.
|❖||Lipids at room temperature that are solid are called fats while those that are liquid are called oils.|
|❖||Fat is considered to be an energy dense nutrient as one gram of fat contains 37 kilojoules of energy.|
|❖||Oils and fats have saturated, mono unsaturated (MUFA), poly unsaturated (PUFA) and essential fatty acids (EFA).|
|❖||Safflower oil, sunflower oil, corn oil, soybean oil and fish are rich sources of polyunsaturated fatty acid.|
|❖||Omega-3 fatty acid is a type of PUFA that helps reduce the risk of heart disease, maintain normal heartbeat, lower high blood pressure, and develop fetal brain.|
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