Why to Switch over to Cold Pressed Oil / Wood Pressed Oil / Marachekku Ennai / Chekku Oil ?
Have we all ever thought that we are slowly making our body susceptible to various illnesses because of refined oils?
Are Truly Refined oils beneficial for good health as bombarded by various Advertisements?
Refining may expose oils to high temperature, bleaching agent like hexane deodorizer , degumming , dewaxing among all other processes such as hydrogenation lead to formation of trans fatty acid which are blamed in increasing the risk of heart disease.
Above all , all the nutritive value of oil is being lost. And are we ready to create a generation which is going to be vulnerable to heart disease,obesity, diabetes and further threatening cancers.
Solution: Cold Pressed Oil / Chekku Oil
If Refined Oil has little or no nutritional value and pose serious threat to health, then what should you be trying?
Doctors and nutritionists suggest that you buy organic ,unrefined and cold pressed vegetable oils.
High Heat extraction at 230 centigrade alters the property in unfavorable ways(Poly cyclic aromatic hydrocarbon formed at high temperature, which are CARCINOGENIC) and strips its nutritive value.
Solvent Extraction Method where a chemical called hexane is added,exposure to which leads to dermatitis & CNS depression.
Expeller Pressing Method which involves high temperature due to mechanical heat.
Also preservatives are being added which prevents oil from becoming unstable.
What are Cold Pressed Oil / Wood Pressed oil ?
Cold Pressed oil are oils extracted in a much healthier process. In this process, seeds are not tortured at high temperature or subjected to harsh chemicals. Instead extraction is being done at temperature below 35 °C ensuring the oil maintains its character .Once the oil settles, it is just filtered and bottled.
Benefits of cold pressed oils :
Good Source of Anti-oxidants , Omega-3 & Omega-6
Since Cold Pressed chekku oil, they do not lose naturally occurring Vitamin E , plus the chekku oils also maintain their levels of essential fatty acids namely Omega 3 & Omega-6 .
No Transfat & Saturated Fat.
No Heat Processing or chemical flushing means the oil is devoid of transfat & saturated fats
Varam is providing Cold Pressed Oils / Chekku oil / Marachekku ennai in chennai manufactured from Vaagai Marachekku .
Why Vaagai Marachekku / Wood Pressed Oil ?
“Vaagai chekku oil finds a mention in Sangam literature as a healing agent for wounds. That is proof of the healing powers of the wood. It absorbs heat and maintains atmospheric temperature in oil extraction. The cold-pressed oil / chekku oil this way is packed with nutrients and health benefits, something which our ancestors enjoyed.