The Healthier Way to Prepare Your Food with Oils

The way we prepare our food ultimately has a great impact on how it affects our body and preparation of food can affect its nutritional value of the food.  Oils are one of the go to choices besides butter or margarine when preparing our food. What the public does not realize are oils have something called a “smoking point”. What is this you might ask? Well smoking point means when once heated to a certain temperature smoke is formed while cooking with the oils. Along with the smoke being created the oils start to lose their nutritional value and create harmful by products to the body called free radicals. So before you start cooking figure out your oil’s smoking point. Here list of oils and their smoking point as well as healthier oils to choose when cooking:

http://whatscookingamerica.net/Information/CookingOilTypes.htm

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/06/05/oil-health-benefits-_n_1563407.html#slide=1055525

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