Nowadays, many people are suffering from heart and blood vessel diseases caused by high cholesterol. High cholesterol is named as one of the major factors contributing to heart disease, heart attach and stroke.
People know about eating healthy grains, vegetables and fruits to control their cholesterol levels but do you know you can also control your cholesterol level through using the right cooking oil.
Plant-based cooking oil contains a micro-nutrient called plant sterols (also known as phytosterols). You can also find phytosterols in fruits, vegetables, cereals, nuts and seeds. Clinical studies has shown that plant sterols will complete with cholesterol for absorption into your body. In short, plant sterols will reduce your body ability to absorb cholesterol.
Studies show that 1 table spoon of corn oil has the highest level of phytosterols.
- 1 table spoon of corn oil – 132mg of phytosterols
- 1 table spoon of canola oil – 94mg of phytosterols
- 1 table spoon of olive oil – 30mg of phytosterols
Start cooking your food with corn oil today.