People have used nutrient rich plant oils for cooking for eons, and it is well recognised that they have an important role to play in a balanced healthy diet. They have naturally occurring antioxidants, are a source of the two essential fatty acids, linoleic acid (omega-6) and alpha-linolenic acid (Omega-3), and they promote the absorption of vitamins A, D, E and K.
Grapeseed oil is source of Omega 6 fatty acids, however has a small mount of Omega 3 ( alpha -linoleic acid)
Grapeseed oil is source of Vitamin E, however has hence of the rest of vitamins (A,K, C)
The greatest interest in Grapeseed Oil lies with its antioxidant power.
The polyphenols and flavonoids found in this oil contain strong antioxidant compounds. The flavonoid ‘oligomeric procyanidin’ in particular is considered to be a very strong antioxidant, much stronger than antioxidants like vitamin C and E. This compound could provide protection against cellular and tissue damage caused by free radicals – making it very good for you inside and out.
Grapeseed Oil has been tied to lower cholesterol levels, improved heart health, healthy skin, and other specific health benefits. The growing interest and positive feedback is resulting in more research studies to confirm the role it plays in balancing health and the prevention of disease. Check our blog from time to time for news about new clinical evidence on the healthy benefits of Grapeseed Oil.
Oligomericc Procyanidin are polar molecules which are insoluble in non polar liquids such as oils, grape seed oil is unlikely to contain as much PCO as other grape products like fresh grapes, grape juice or red wine. Some published independent analyses show that grape seed oil typically contains almost no PCO at all .
Here some information regarding GRAPASEED OIL
Light color and neutral taste and odor make grapeseed oil suitable for frying, dressing, baking and cosmetic.
Grapeseed oil is good for Stir-Frying (Sauté) , frying pan instead of deep frying (professional frying), because of its stability to high temperature.
Grapeseed oil has high amount polyunsaturated fat, mainly Omega 6.
Grapeseed oil is low in Omega 3 fatty acid.
Grapeseed oil has a low ratio Omega 3/ Omega 6. It means that grapeseed oil can´t be the only source of Fat in the human diet. Because the lack of Omega 3. Olive oil may be an option to consume joint to grapeseed oil as its omega 3/6 ratio is better.
Grapeseed oil is naturally source of Vitamin E, which has antioxidant properties.
Grapeseed Oil is Cholesterol free