Jun 10 2012
The Benefits of Healthy Oils
If you think oil belongs only on a pan to deep fry something, you have underestimated its potential big time. There are oils that can really improve your life. Of course, if you start sipping them regularly. Check out the advantages of the most interesting ones.
Flax seed oil is excellent for reducing the risk of cancer, especially prostate cancer and colon cancer, and has strong anti-inflammatory effects. You should try it out, if you have a problem with diabetes, rheumatism, constipation, high blood pressure or you have kidney problems. You don’t have to drink it you don’t like the taste. Mix with cottage cheese or yoghurt. Three tablespoons a day should be enough.
Coconut Oil is better known for putting on bread, but it will do you wonders if you start consuming it directly. You will appreciate its benefits, if you want to lose weight because it regulates proper working of thyroid gland. It is very helpful when you need to improve digestion and immune system, and because of lauric acid it also helps with heart diseases. It also improves the quality of hair and nails. Have two teaspoons of coconut oil and on top of everything it will clean your entire mouth as well.
If you have drank recently more than you are used to, ease your liver with a bit of thistle oil which will make your liver stronger and it will also help to create new liver cells. Thistle oil is not good only for detoxification after drinking too much alcohol but also after taking pills. It helps with many liver problems, even with viral infections and cirrhosis.
Of all the healthy oils hemp oil has the most essential fatty acids, which makes it ideal for those who suffer from diabetes and high cholesterol. It also helps with many skin diseases. Your skin wounds will heal much quicker and your hair and nail quality will also improve with only one spoon of hemp oil 2-3 times a day.
Pumpkin Seed oil
This is an oil that you should really pay attention to, especially men. It is your best friend when it comes to fighting aging prostate. But that’s not all – pumpkin oil lowers cholesterol, protects arteries from atherosclerosis, reduces hair loss and nails breakage, improves skin quality and significantly reduces ugly age spots. Pumpkin Seed Oil is excellent for the treatment of inflammation of stomach and intestines, improves renal function and cleanses your body. It contains large amounts of selenium, which in addition to beneficial effects on heart and blood circulation, supports memory and concentration. Make sure to have one teaspoon once-twice a day.
Your liver and kidneys will thank you if you decide to use this nature’s miracle which will boost your brain, improve memory and fight depression. Sesame oil calms the digestive tract, it’s good for emptying the gallbladder bile, is diuretic, fights diarrhea, strengthens blood vessels, veins and strengthens eyes … Have one or two teaspoons of sesame oil a day or put it in your salads or soups.
Refined or cold pressed?
There is a difference between those two. Refined oils are obtained at high temperatures where some substances become toxic. Cold pressed oils are processed at temperatures below 49 degrees Celsius and its substances stay active and a regular consumption can significantly help with many chronic or acute problems. Cold-pressed oils can strengthen the body without any side effects.