Is peanut oil really healthy? Here’s the truth

Is peanut oil really healthy? Here’s the truth
Is peanut oil really healthy? Here’s the truth

Good for heart health


Prevents arthritis pain

Aid in weight loss

​Improve insulin sensitivity​

Help reduce acne

Promote hair growth


​Reduces the risk of cancer​

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November 21, 2023


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One cooking oil that hasn’t gotten its due credit is peanut oil. From keeping the heart healthy to reducing arthritis pain, this neutral oil is loaded with benefits and makes for a healthy choice for cooking, shallow-frying, and even deep-frying. Here are 7 reasons to start adding peanut oil to your daily diet. (Image: istock)

Peanut oil is high in monounsaturated fats, which help reduce bad cholesterol levels in the body and keep the heart healthy. (Image: istock)

Peanut oil can help ease the pain and also reduce the joint inflammation associated with it. (Image: istock)

Peanut oil is rich in a fat called oleic acid that helps suppress the appetite and thus help lose weight. (Image: istock)

It is said that the monounsaturated fats present in this oil help slow down the absorption of sugar in the digestive tract and hence prevent the sudden spike in blood sugar and improve insulin sensitivity. (Image: istock)

Peanut oil is rich in antioxidants, anti-aging, and anti-bacterial properties, which help combat inflammation of the skin and reduce acne and wrinkles. (Image: istock)

Peanut oil is a rice source of vitamin E that keeps the hair shiny, smooth, and healthy. It also helps strengthen the hair follicles. (Image: istock)

The rich amount of antioxidants prevents the formation of different forms of cancer. (Image: istock)

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