Updated: Oct 4
Peanut oil is made from peanuts. Peanut oil has a high smoking point of 450 degrees. It is great for frying foods as well as in baking and stir-fries. It has a nutty flavor and is neutral in taste making it a good option to cook. Peanut oil is rich in vitamin E, an antioxidant that offers benefits against chronic disease. It is considered a good fat which keeps your heart healthy and sugar levels down. Peanut oil is also helpful in reducing your LDL cholesterol.
Peanut allergies are prevalent in kids and some adults so in this case be aware of using peanut oil. Peanut oil is used in India and other southeast Asian countries. It aids in weight loss.
Improves sensitivity to insulin. It also helps in hair growth. Since it is high in vitamin E it acts as an emollient and is used for softening the skin. It helps in arthritis which is an inflammatory
disease of the bones. Peanut oil has a very stable shelf life and can be stored in the pantry for a year.