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Olive Oil variants for Cooking: Bertolli Oil

Bertolli is one of the best brands of olive oil used across the world. Bertolli Oil is available in a number of variants. It is actually obtained from authentic Italian olives. Lately, it’s getting more and more popular as a substitute to olive oil. Let’s look at its benefits and uses in detail.

Different ways of Consuming 

Bertolli has manufactured different products made of olive oil. This gives you a healthier option every time you cook or eat. For example, there is Bertolli spread that can be used instead of butter. So next time, spread it on your bread or melt it on your vegetables. It will add more taste and health to your breakfast. Use the Bertolli oil on your fish, your chicken, your lamb and your meat. Not only will it reduce the cholesterol levels, but also add an extra flavor to your food. What’s more, it can be used in roasting, grilling, stews, soups and sauces. Even more, use it in your pasta, marinate your meat in it, toss your salads in it or use it in your marinades. You can also mix it with split pepper and fresh herbs to make a delicious dip.

Bertolli – a Healthier Option

The health benefits of Bertolli oil are countless. Let’s look at the major ones. To start with, it contains the good cholesterol or to say, the monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats. This means, there is no need to worry about those heart attacks now. In addition, it contains a wide range of vitamins. Vitamin A, K and E. Vitamin E predominantly helps in reducing the risk of cancer. Along with these, it also contains amino acids that help in good digestion. It also contains high levels of potassium, magnesium and calcium. These in turn, keep your bones strong and your joints agile. When consumed, it is also good for your skin, hair and eyes. It contains anti-oxidants to help prevent diseases, protect you from free radicals and also cell aging. Research shows that 2tsp of Bertolli oil contains 12% of the advised daily ingestion of Vitamin E. It also contains the good calories. These are the calories that help digestion helping you get in shape.

Smoke Point

The smoke point for this oil is 406F which is much higher than other oils. It starts breaking up after that. Therefore, if this temperature is reached, throw it and start from scratch. By then it would have developed harmful toxins and won’t be any good.

Cost

At the end, it all boils down to money. Here again, it has an upper hand as it is comparatively much cheaper than the other oils and is needed much lesser to cook than other oils. Or so to say, it helps cook faster in less oil.

It is often observed that in the fast life one forgets to take care of their diet and end up eating wrong. At such times, picking that bottle of Bertolli oil is the right option.

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