Healthy Oils

It can be extra virgin, fine or current following the amount of present fatty acids, being of until 0,8, 2 and 3 respectively. Olive oil refining: it comes from a high-grade oil that needs to be refining to be food (when coming from olives of bad quality or an extraction by pressure in the heat of the moment). Its acidity does not surpass 0,2, for that reason it is an oil with little flavor and less nutritional properties. Acidity: It is the main reference of quality that uses the consumers, is indicated in it labels of the packages. It is necessary to consider that this data it can be deceptive if one does not consider, yes oil is virgin or refining. The acidity is one measurement of fatty acids free presents in the oil. An acid value of the high oil it means that the oil has suffered certain alterations with the consequent effects in the aroma and the flavor.

The acid value of oils virgins usually she does not surpass 0″ 5%. Nutritional differences The virgin olive oil is richer in Vitamin and fitosteroles whereas in the refining process the content of substances that confer to the oil their flavor, aroma, color and many of their bioactivas molecules are reduced. Therefore a virgin olive oil always is going to have majors healthful properties that one refining. Although the price is something elevated more is worth the trouble to have a good virgin olive oil or extra virgin in the table. It remembers not to warm up the olive oil since it would damage his benefits.

Monday, October 15th, 2012 News