"Food made of mustard oil is good for heart"


In a comparative study of different edible oils has found that mustard oil as a cooking medium can reduce the risk of heart diseases by over 70%.

The study conducted by experts from All India Institute of Medical Sciences ( AIIMS) and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital compared fat content in different cooking oils, including olive oil, canola oil, mustard oil and sunflower oil.

"A heart-friendly oil should be cholesterol- and trans-fat free, low in saturated fats and high in monounsaturated fat (MUFA) and polyunsaturated fat (PUFA), it should have an ideal N6 to N3 acids ratio and a high smoking point. Mustard oil meets all these criteria and that's why it is the best cooking oil, and good for heart.

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