Is peanut oil healthy? What to know.

Peanut oil, also called groundnut or arachis oil, is popular for its mild flavor and high smoke point. Although it has health benefits, there are risks associated with consuming large quantities.

Made from peanuts, this oil has a nutty flavor and is frequently used for frying food.

It is high in vitamin E, an antioxidant that fights free radicals and supports the immune system. However, it also contains large amounts of omega-6 fatty acids. When consumed in excess, they may be harmful.

Read more to learn about peanut oil’s nutritional profile, benefits, risks, and allergy considerations.

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Peanut Butter During Pregnancy: Cravings, Safety, and More

Knowing what’s OK to eat during pregnancy can be among the first concerns you have after getting a positive pregnancy test. In my dietetics practice, I work closely with pregnant people who share their strong food cravings and aversions.

As a dietitian, I remember feeling guilty in my first trimester of pregnancy because I couldn’t stand the thought of vegetables. Needless to say, pregnancy can change your tastes in ways you might not expect.

It’s likely no surprise that following a well-balanced healthy eating pattern is crucial for the optimal health of both mom and baby. You might wonder whether

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