Liquid Gold: Six Heart-Healthy Oils
Blitz pain, reduce blood pressure and beat stress with six heart-healthy oils
The blood pressure helper
According to a study in the Journal of Medicinal Food, diabetics who used sesame as their only oil for 45 days reduced their blood pressure and blood sugar to close to normal levels. This is thought to be due to the oil's high antioxidant count.
Good to know: Sesame oil has an intense flavour, so runners can use it sparingly. "Just a little drizzle makes food taste great," says Dimmick.
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