Nutrition

The best cooking methods: Are there better oils than others?

> The opinion of Professor David Khayat, oncologist:

There is really an oil that is not good for health: it is palm oil, especially at high temperatures.

Otherwise, vegetable oils are generally good. Whether you use olive oil, sunflower, or grape seed.

All these oils all have the same calories (around 1kJ / 9 kcal / g). So there are about 90 calories in a tablespoon of oil.

> The opinion of Dr Laurence Plumey, nutritionist:
For cooking oils, saturated fats are very resistant to high temperatures and that is why we used palm bread, tallow, lard or coconut (the famous vegetal) to cook food, even make the fries.

But currently we are monitoring the impregnation of saturated fats of these oils in the food they cook and that is why we recommend instead, in cooking, sunflower oils, even better olive or even goose fat or duck that are equally resistant but are oils rich in omega 9 (monounsaturated) and omega 6, heat resistant.

On the other hand, keep rapeseed oil or nuts for salad dressings!

To discover: The top 20 most nutritious foods

See also our video:

Read also :
> All about palm oil
> Too much cholesterol: which diet?
> Quiz: true-false about food

Popular Posts

Category Nutrition, Next Article

Vitamin E: Recommended Dietary Intake - Nutrition
Nutrition

Vitamin E: Recommended Dietary Intake

The recommended daily vitamin E intake for an adult is about 12 mg, a little less for children, but more for the elderly. A large study conducted in 1988 (Su.vi.max) showed that, on average, we had insufficient vitamin E intakes in France, even though major deficiencies are quite rare in the industrialized countries
Read More
Cholesterol: the treatments - Nutrition
Nutrition

Cholesterol: the treatments

There are many treatments to lower cholesterol levels that are too high. As we saw on the previous page, they usually start with lifestyle and dietary measures. If after 3 months, the results prove insufficient on the LDL-cholesterol level, drugs are necessary. Other times when LDL-cholesterol levels are high and cardiovascular risk factors are high, the drug can be prescribed immediately with dietary advice
Read More
Foods rich in vitamin D: Supplementation: when to use it? - Nutrition
Nutrition

Foods rich in vitamin D: Supplementation: when to use it?

Ideally, nature should provide our body with all the vitamin D it needs, through food or through the sun. And ideally, no supplementation should be necessary ... But in reality, the facts are very different. In fact, vitamin D supplementation is nowadays more and more prescribed to prevent a lack of vitamin D from which many people suffer
Read More
Fasting blood glucose: sources and notes - Nutrition
Nutrition

Fasting blood glucose: sources and notes

> Diabetes Fact Sheet No. 312, September 2006, WHO. > Management of diabetes. Diabetes type 1 of the adult. Guide - Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents, Long-Term Condition, HAS, May 2006. > Website of the AFD (French Association of Diabetics): //www.afd.asso.fr
Read More