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seed oils

Other organic cold pressed seed oils: sunflower, rapeseed, sweet almond, pistachio, hazelnut and walnut

seed oils
seed oils

Olives are not the only fruits to be pressed in order to obtain a precious oil: organic oils are also extracted from cold-pressed sunflowers, rapeseeds, sweet almonds, pistachios, hazelnuts and walnuts.
Sunflower oil, for instance, is obtained by the cold pressure of sunflower seeds from organic agriculture, purified in water stream steam. This kind of oil is ideal for preparing delicate sauces. Great for cooking and frying with its light and delicate flavour, it has a high oleic acid content, and is rich in minerals, such as selenium, copper, phosphorus, iron, zinc, magnesium and  manganese, and also a source of vitamins E and B. It also helps maintaining a healthy immune system and proper muscle functioning.

Nutritional properties

Here you can find some practicals examples to have an idea of the positive effect of these kind of oils.

Avocado Oil

Avocado Oil is rich in oleic acid, it contains a high percentage of vitamin E, vitamin A and phytosterols, substances considered important for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
Typical oily flavour of avocado, intense and pleasant aroma.

Sunflower oil

Sunflower oil is characterised by a delicate flavour. It has a high oleic acid content, and is rich in minerals, such as selenium, copper, phosphorus, iron, zinc, magnesium and manganese, and also a source of vitamins E and B. It also helps maintaining a healthy immune system and proper muscle functioning.

Sesame oil

Sesame oil is rich in calcium, phospholipids, lecithin, vitamins A, B and E. It protects the body against heart disease and strengthens the immune system helps as well bones and teeth.

Almond oil

Almond oil has a high content of oleic acid, it also contains proteins, vitamins and important minerals. These elements help the damage of free radicals and slows down the oxidation of cells and has beneficial effects on mood and concentration.

Walnut oil

Walnut oil contains organoleptic qualities that help to combat skin and cellular aging.

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Source: http://www.gitalia.org/ 

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