Feb 29, 2024, 04:13 PM IST

Worst cooking oils for your health

Pavan Naidu

When it comes to cooking, choosing the right oil is crucial for both taste and health.

While some oils are known for their high smoke points and heart-healthy benefits, others fall short in terms of nutrition and safety. Here's the look at some of the 5 worst oils for cooking.

Palm Oil

Palm oil is commonly used in processed foods and has a high saturated fat content, which can increase cholesterol levels and raise the risk of heart disease.

 Soybean Oil

Soybean oil is often heavily processed and may contain harmful trans fats, which have been linked to inflammation and various chronic diseases.ss.

Canola Oil

Canola oil undergoes a refining process that can strip away its nutrients, making it a less desirable choice for cooking.

Coconut Oil

Despite its popularity in recent years, coconut oil is high in saturated fats and can have negative effects on cardiovascular health when consumed in excess.

This content, including advice, gives generic information only and is in no way a substitute for a qualified medical opinion