Rapeseed oil is often called by people "northern olive oil" or "black gold". Rapeseed is a yellow flowering plant and has black seeds. This valuable oil is extracted from that rape seeds.
Cold pressed rapeseed oil is recommended due to its composition.
It contains, among others:
- Omega acids,
- oleic acid,
- vitamin E.
Rapeseed oil is kind of a vegetable fat that can certainly be included in healthy fats. Vegetable oils contain valuable unsaturated fatty acids and vitamins. In addition, they do not contain bad cholesterol.
Rapeseed oil is one of the better sources of linolenic acid. At the same time, it is a universal product that can be used both cold and hot. However, it is worth remembering not to put it to high temperature for long time during cooking.