Suitable for hot and cold temperatures
Smoking point: 160 ° C (320 ° F)
Sunflower oil is among the most used oils in our kitchens and it is directly related to our health.
Oneva uses carefully selected sunflower seeds from Turkey for the production of sunflower oil by cold pressing. Through cold pressing the oil preserves all its values.
All what we are trying to explain to you, would be better demonstrated by dipping a piece of bread in the Oneva sunflower oil.
Besides its usage in the kitchen, a small amount of the annual production of sunflower oil is used in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.
Sunflower oil contains among others lecithin, tocopherols, carotenoids and waxes. The properties of sunflower oil are typical to those of other triglyceride herbal oils. Sunflower oil is light in taste and appearance as well as has high vitamin E content. It is a mixture of unsaturated monoacids with unsaturated polo acids and has low levels of saturated fats.
The distinctive features of Oneva sunflower oils, obtained through cold pressing:
1. Only high quality sunflower seeds are used picked from safe sources.
2. Oneva Sunflower seed oil is totally pure produced with by cold pressing.
3. No preheating of seeds: the sunflower seeds are not preheated before being processed, which would lead to higher production and lower cost, but would decrease the values.
Oneva Sunflower Seed Oil is not exposed to temperatures higher than 40 ° C during production.
4. A 100% natural: without chemicals, additives, flavorings, and unrefined
5. Oneva Sunflower Seed oil, are cold pressed which preserves the primary qualities of the seeds.
6. Oneva oils are produced in a modern factory certified with ISO 22000, according to the regulations of food protection and under the supervision of food engineers.
Sunflower Oil Benefits
- Dietary and Cardiovascular benefits
Sunflower seed oil is rich in vitamin E and has low levels of saturated fatty acids. The two types of sunflower oil are: linoleic and oleic (high). Linoleic sunflower oil is an ordinary cooking oil with high levels of unsaturated fats. It is known for the bland taste it has and the low level of trans fats. High oleic sunflower oil is known for its content of 80% or more of unsaturated monoacids.
New versions of sunflower oil are produced as hybrids with linoleic acid content. They have lower levels of unsaturated monoacids compared to other sunflower oil. Hybrid oil has lower levels of saturated fatty acids compared to linoleic sunflower oil.
Sunflower oil as well as other oils make it possible to moisturize the skin. It also forms a protective layer that resists infections for newborn babies. Studies have been conducted on newborns born underweight, whose skin is more susceptible to infections. Studies showed that babies whose skins were regularly treated with sunflower oil, were 41% less susceptible to skin infections in the hospital.
Improves Heart Health
Sunflower oil reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and the risk of cardiac strokes.
A Natural Source Of Energy
Sunflower oil provides a large amount of natural energy. By throwing a few spoons of sunflower oil into your lunch salad, you will feel more energized at school or work
Reduces The Risk Of Infections For Kids
It reduces the risk of infections in premature or underweight babies.These infants are at risk of infections due the underdevelopment of the skin and other organs. It serves as a protective layer for the skin.
Reduces Free Radicals
Another great benefit is that it neutralizes the free radicals that cause cancer. This is possible because of vitamin E and tocopherols found in sunflower oil. Free radicals damage the cells and the immune system.
Vitamin E is a very good moisturizer and helps cells absorb water.
If you have arthritis then sunflower oil may be the solution t. Sunflower oil helps prevent rheumatoid arthritis.
Prevents Asthma And Colon Cancer
Sunflower oil prevents asthma and colon cancer. By regularly adding it to your diet it will help prevent colon cancer.
Helps Maintain A Healthy Nervous System
Sunflower oil contains vitamin B, which is very good for maintaining a healthy nervous system, helps digestion and high in energy.
It contains lecithin that is very good for keeping cholesterol levels low. This is made possible because lecithin attaches to nerve and cellular projections, thus preventing cholesterol from being able to attach there.
Prevents Different Types of Cancers
Carotenoids present in sunflower oil help prevent cancer of the uterus, lungs and skin. They also help prevent cataracts as they are a very rich source of vitamin A.
Reduces Cardiac Problems
Sunflower oil is a good source of selenium if you want it added to your diet. The high levels of selenium in the blood help reduce the risk of skin and lung cancer. This reduces the risk of cardiac problems and the degradation of the liver.
Improves Overall Health
Rich in proteins which are essential to the balancing and production of hormones and enzymes.
Sunflower oil contains proteins which are important for our body as it does not deposit them.There are no amounts of proteins stored in our body to be used when it needs it. This is why we should consume proteins frequently.
Keeps The Immune System Healthy
Another very good benefit from sunflower oil is that it contains zinc. Zinc is very important to keep the immune system healthy, it helps and heals wounds. Zinc is important to maintain our sense of smell and taste.
Uses of Sunflower Oil
Cold pressed sunflower oil can be used both in cold and hot temperatures. Can be used in various ways and widely used in cooking and dishes. It is added in garnishees and salads because of its unique aroma.
It is a natural moisturizer used in aromatherapy and massages.
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