Is vegetable oil bad for you?
If you think back, the consumption of vegetable oils has increased drastically since the past century. The reason is because many mainstream health advisors have considered them healthy. However, it is a proven fact that not all kinds of vegetable oils are suited for the human body. In fact, some of them might even increase the rate of death and cause health problems along the way. It is important to know that every plant comes with different kind oils and fatty acids and not all of them are the correct ones for our body. It also depends on how they have been processed.
Usually, the first thing a doctor will advise you if you want to get healthier is to change your diet to a healthier and more natural one. Most of them will even advise you to eat less animal fat. For example, eliminating butter from your diet and shifting to vegetables like olives, corn and vegetable oils. They’ll immediately tell you that it’s better for your heart health. However, the truth is, some vegetable oils do decrease cholesterol but increases chance of heart diseases.
The existence of fat and grease in cooking oils and fats are mostly the cause of 5 million deaths a year, because of their existence in foods. According to world Health Organization (WHO), ghee and other cooking oils come from various plants and animals. The grease obtained from these sources is harmful to human health and can cause diseases like heart diseases.
According to a report from WHO, oils that come from fat and processed in various modern methods and factories, are hazardous to health and can be a valid cause for death. It has been said that the WHO has launched a worldwide campaign against fat in cooking oils that are used to make sweets and food. The campaign is supposed to start from this May onwards.
The World Health Organization launched a greasy and fat-eradication campaign from cows and cooking oils, asking governments of all countries of the world to take measures to encourage trans-fat use. WHO reported in all its report that the transit of wheat and cooking oil will be terminated for next 5 years? The organization demanded all the countries of the world to consume fat and greasy till 2023 and to eliminate the cooking oil, saying that it has been destroyed by many valuable human beings.
After the launch of the campaign from the World Health Organization, many countries along with the United States of America has started taking natural fat cooking oils made from sunflower seeds or olive oil. Mainly because olive oil and sunflower oil is considered safer than other vegetable oils. However, many countries, including Pakistan, have still not taken any immediate measures in this regard. It is believed that in modern ways, trans-fat chemicals that come from vegetable, plants and animals are extracted into oil.
Trans-fat is usually included in cooking oil to keep cooked dishes fresh for a long time. According to experts, the fat included in these vegetable oils cause diseases, including obesity, diabetes and blood pressure, which sometimes may cause death.