Healthier Cooking Oil: Sunflower Versus Groundnut Oil

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Sunflower Oil

Fats in Sunflower Oil: This oil contains polyunsaturated fats which is beneficial for the heart. This oil can reduce bad cholesterol.

Nutritional Value of Sunflower Seeds:

It contains:
Vitamin E and B1
Manganese
Magnesium
Copper
Phosphorous
Zinc
Iron
Calcium
Folate

Benefits of Sunflower Oil:

-Prevents heart diseases
– Reduces the risk of asthma
– High blood pressure
– Reduces the chance of headaches
– Reduces inflammation
– Reduces indigestion

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Groundnut Oil

Fats in Groundnut Oil: This oil contains monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats and omega-6 fatty acids that are beneficial for heart health.

Nutritional Value of Groundnuts:

It contains:
Magnesium
Iron
Vitamin B6 and E
Calcium
Zinc
Copper
Potassium

Benefits of Groundnut Oil:

– Promotes fertility
– Regularises blood sugar
– Fights depression
– Improves memory
– Lowers cholesterol
– Reduces risk of heart disease
– Protects against cancer
– Lowers risk of weight gain

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