SUNFLOWER OIL

Sunflower oil is the non-volatile oil pressed from the seeds ofsunflower (Helianthus annuus). Sunflower oil is commonly used in food as a frying oil, and in cosmetic formulations as an emollient. The world’s total production of sunflower oil in 2014 was nearly 16 million tonnes, with Ukraine and Russia as the largest producers.Sunflower oil is a mixture mainly of the polyunsaturated fat, linoleic acid (59% of total), and the monounsaturated fat, oleic acid (30% of total). In sunflower oil plant breeding and manufacturing, four types of processed oil containing different amounts of the major fatty acids are produced. The expressed oil has light amber color with a mild flavor. The oil contains a rich content of vitamin E.As of 2017, genome analysis and development of hybrid sunflowers to increase oil production are under development to meet greater consumer demand for sunflower oil and its commercial varieties.

Your heart's best friend
The composition of sunflower oil is essentially unsaturated fatty acids, precursors of omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, which are very important for heart health.
A healthy ally
Present in sunflower oil is vitamin E, an excellent antioxidant, in quantities up to five times higher than olive oil. Vitamin B6, which protects the fibers of the nervous system, B5 (pantothenic acid), B3 (niancin or PP) and folates.
More nutrition facts
Sunflower Oil is naturally rich of minerals, such as selenium, iron, copper, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium and manganese. Each contributes to strengthen tissues and bones, help blood circulation, balance the immune system.

Sunflower Oil

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