Now Foods Organic Macadamia Oil

Here’s a premium healthy cooking oil that can’t be found in every food store in your neighborhood – the Now Foods organic macadamia oil. Using this high quality product just shows how much you care about your healthiness and how much you watch your eating habits. The pure macadamia nut oil allows for great cooking versatility, because it has a natural high smoke point which reaches between 400 and 450 degrees Fahrenheit. The product is made of only unrefined unhybridized, organically grown macadamias that have high nutritional value. Unlike regular cooking oils, this one contains barely 2.2gr of saturated fat, while it has 2% polyunsaturated fat and 81% monounsaturated fat which are beneficial for your health because they lessen the chance of developing cardiovascular disease, lower the cholesterol, promote healthy hair and skin, store energy and help maintain body warmth. Raw macadamia oil has a good ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids which is 1:1 (optimal ratio is either 1:1 or 2:1) and is also important for preventing chronic diseases such as cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, heart diseases and more. Disproportionally high amounts of omega-6 in comparison to small amounts of omega-3 can be harmful, so unlike olive oil whose omega ratio is 12:1, macadamia oil’s ratio is perfect. There are no trans-fats, no cholesterol and no sodium. The oil retains all the wholesome nuts’ enzymes and vitamins thanks to an expeller pressed and double filtration process that the company uses. Users will enjoy a splendid nutty flavor that feels wonderful in salads, dressings, stir fry, vegetarian dishes, as well as chicken, pork, beef dishes etc.

Typical fatty acid profile:

  • Palmitic acid: 1.2gr
  • Palmitoleic acid: 2.7gr
  • Stearic acid: 410mg
  • Oleic acid: 8.1gr
  • Linoleic acid: 410mg
  • Phytosterols: 32mg

Nutrition Facts (serving size – 1tbsp):

  • Calories: 120 (calories from fat: 120)
  • Total fat: 13.5gr (saturated fat: 2.2gr, trans fat: 0gr, polyunsaturated fat: 0.3gr, monounsaturated fat: 11gr)
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 0mg
  • Total carbohydrate: 0gr
  • Protein: 0gr

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