Palm Oil

Palm Oil

Palm oil is obtained from the mesocarp of the fruit of the oil palms. It contains a high amount of unsaturated fat and vegetable fats, plus it serves some health benefits too, especially for heart health.

Palm oil contains

Calories- 114

Fat- 14grams

Saturated fat- 7grams

Monounsaturated fat- 5grams

Polyunsaturated fat- 1.5grams

Vitamin-E- 11% of the RDI

Health Benefits

Reduces cardiac risk: Consumption of palm oil is neutral to blood cholesterol which has shown highly increased in lipoprotein, which is an essential sterol for the human heart.

Improves vision: Palm oil contains components like beta-carotene which is extremely good for boosting hormonal balance and improving the vision and also energised the body.

Health Risk

There are no such side effects of palm oil, but the claims that are made about its immense benefits to the human body is very much controversial and have no evidence. Therefore, it's advised to consume such oil in a limited amount.

Another prevalent risk is allergies. If you notice symptoms like rashes, skin redness and all in your body you must not eat this oil