Peanut oil is a digestible edible oil in light yellow color.It is transparent with bright color, fragrant smell and delicious taste. Peanut oil contains more than 80% of unsaturated fatty acids (including 41.2% oleic acid and 37.6% linoleic acid).Additionally, It also contains 19.9% of saturated fatty acids ,such as palmitic acid, stearic acid and arachidic acid. From the above content, the fatty acid composition of peanut oil is easy to digest and absorb by the human body .
Eating peanut oil usually can prevent the skin aging and thrombosis, protect blood vessel walls,.It is helpful to preventing arteriosclerosis and coronary heart disease. The choline in peanut oil can also improve the memory of the human brain and delay the decline of brain function.
Because of the special flavor of peanut, peanut oil is a main edible oil in our daily life. It not only can increases the flavor of the dishes, but also has many benefits for the human body. After modern research, it is indicated that normal adults should not eat more than 40 grams of peanut oil per day. Generally all people can eat peanut oil, But people can’t eat too much because peanut oil contains relatively high fat. Peanut oil is more resistant to high temperatures, so in addition to the normal cooking can use peanut oil, peanut oil can also be use in frying.
People can’t eat too much peanut oil becuse of the high caloric and fat. It will not only affect the heart and brain blood vessels, but also make people fat. Generally, peanut oil should be stored in a sealed environment below 15 degrees Celsius. Otherwise, the esterase and oxygen in the peanut oil will act on the oil, resulting the increase of acid value and peroxide value, which is not beneficial to the human body. If you want to preserve peanut oil for a long time, you can add 0.2% citric acid or ascorbic acid to the peanut oil to extend the storage time.