Should you fry your vegetables?

Is frying actually harmful for your body?

Do I fry my vegetables in vegetable oil? The answer is no! Frying is one of the unhealthy methods of cooking and unfortunately many people are still using it. Even though, they are aware of the harmful chemicals, released from this process. There are some compounds that are carcinogenic and contribute to the oxidative stress within the body. Hence, we increase toxicity in our organisms. This immediately leads to higher toxicity, increased oxidative stress, elevate the risk of cardio vascular disease such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and others. What are the alternatives? Cooking in the oven, roasting, steaming, boiling on low temperature is much beneficial, because the vegetables don’t lose their nutrients, vitamins and minerals. Also, using butter, ghee or extra virgin olive oil is perfect alternative to use in cooking.