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What are the Benefits of Using Olive Pomace Oil for Cooking?

by Luessi Dino I am a Writer
When it comes to preparing healthy recipes for your family, no other cooking oil can be better than olive oil. And when it comes to Indian recipes, pomace olive oil is the perfect option. It is prepared by hot-pressing olive. It comes with all the health benefits associated with this oil, including lower cholesterol levels, powerful antioxidants, stronger immunity, and healthier skin, preventing weight gain, preventing heart disease, and reduced diabetes risk among others.
Explore the benefits of using pomace olive oil in making low calorie recipes.

Flavor Benefits
Pomace olive oil doesn’t affect your recipes’ flavor. It has light flavor and color in comparison to other varieties of olive oil. It makes a healthy oil for cooking all types of recipes. It acts as a mild olive oil. However, if you want olive oil to make its flavor felt in your food, you should consider using virgin or extra virgin olive oil.
In fact, with its mild touch, it can make your food taste better. When used for frying, it can create a crisp golden crust. The result is fried recipes becoming more appetizing without any impact on nutritional value.

Rich in Healthy Fats
This variety of olive oil is made entirely from olives. This means that it contains the same lipids as found in other varieties of olive oils. It has more than 70% of monounsaturated fats (MUFA), which is healthy fat. At the same time, the percentage of polyunsaturated and saturated fats is very low. The healthier fat profile means that you will not have to worry about obesity or heart disease issues.

High Heat Stability
When it comes to preparing healthy recipes, you have to choose an oil that doesn’t breakdown under heating. Olive pomace oil can withstand heat for cooking, baking, and hot-fill processes too.
  • There is no affect on the food’s taste or smell
  • The oil is hot-pressed and has already withstood high temperatures
  • The high smoke point further makes it an excellent choice of cooking oil

Lesser Absorption
One of the key properties of healthy oil for cooking is that it shouldn't interfere with the taste and nutritional value of your food. This oil does exactly that. Even when you use it for frying, it is not going affect the quality of your food. This further means that you can reuse the oil for making more food. This benefit also arises from its high smoking point. You will have to filter it every time to use it again.

Lesser Quantity Required
Another reason for making healthy recipes using olive pomace oil is that you don't require high quantities of it. In fact, you will need only a third of other oils. This significantly brings down your food preparation expenses. Even if you have to spend a little more on purchasing the oil, it more than makes up for it.
Thus, there are many reasons for using olive pomace oil for preparing healthy and low calorie recipes. It provides everything that other varieties of olive oil have to offer while having a higher smoke point. It can also be used for frying.

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