Posts tagged oils
Although fats have gotten a bad name lately, they are really essential for our overall health and well being. The problem is knowing the difference between the good fats and the bad fats. Bad fats can lead to obesity, and heart disease, and even cancer, and they compromise the immune system. The good fats are needed for the body to function at its best.
Here are some things that good fats do for us:
They provide insulation.
They act as transportation for the “fat- soluble” vitamins, like Vitamin A, D, E, and K.
They provide protection and support for the vital organs.
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Going down the baking aisle of the supermarket, one is greeted with a wide array of cooking oils, so how does one know which ones to use for what? Granted, many oils have multiple uses, but clearly, some are better suited for certain tasks than others. Here is a short breakdown of which oils might be best for certain uses.
Olive Oil- This is best used for very, very low temperatures. You can bake with it, no problem, and you can fry in it, but it does not like high heat, so be sure that whatever you are cooking can be More >