INTERESTING!Why You Need To Start Consuming Sunflower Oil
Feb. 17, 2020
Sunflower oil is a non-volatile oil that is extracted from sunflowers. Sunflower oil, or sunflower seed oil, is rich in vitamin E. It is gold in color, light, and offers certain important benefits. It is low in saturated fats and high in polyunsaturated fats (the healthy fats).
Sunflower oil is said to contain less saturated fats and more of the good fats, meaning it can help prevent heart disease.The unsaturated fats it contains are well metabolized in the liver. This contributes to improved cholesterol profiles. Sunflower oil also lowers cholesterol levels. It also increases the levels of HDL (good cholesterol), thereby reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Healthy Skin And Hair
Sunflower oil is rich in Vitamin A and Vitamin E which help in promoting skin health. These vitamins act as antioxidants. They help in regenerating damaged skin cells and getting rid of the acne causing bacteria. The oil is light and non-greasy and thus, it gets absorbed in the skin easily without blocking the pores. Sunflower oil also acts as a natural moisturizer and helps in treating dry, sensitive skin. It also helps to soften dry, frizzy hair and adds a beautiful shine. It has a very light texture and acts as a conditioner
Consuming saturated fats can leave one feeling enervated, but unsaturated fats energize you. Sunflower oil being an unsaturated fat, helps the discharge of glycogen into the bloodstream from the liver. Glycogen is a type of sugar that provides an extra boost of quick energy.
Relieve Athlete's Foot
Sunflower oil is also an effective remedy for providing relief from Athlete’s foot (tinea pedis). Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection that starts between the toes. The topical application of the oil helps in curing it faster.