Risks Involved in Reusing Reheated Cooking Oil

Risks Involved in Reusing Reheated Cooking Oil

More acidic

If that burning sensation in your stomach and throat has become more frequent than ever, then reheated cooking oil may be the culprit behind it. Avoid eating roadside junk and deep-fried food if you experience more acidity than usual. If it helps reducing acidity, then you have your answer about its causative factor – reusing cooking oil!

Its more carcinogenic

Anything that is carcinogenic has the possibility of causing cancer. More and more research is showing how aldehydes – toxic elements – that are produced when you reheat oil. Cooking food by reusing cooking oil can also increase free radicals in the body, which can cause inflammation – the root cause of most diseases including obesity, heart disease and diabetes. High inflammation in the body can also reduce immunity and make you prone to infections.

It increases LDL cholesterol

Food cooked in black, smoked oil which is being used and reheated throughout the day can increase level of LDL or bad cholesterol in the body. High levels of LDL cholesterol can increase risks of heart disease, stroke and chest pain. Avoid reusing cooking oil to avoid cholesterol-related problems.

Other health risks involved with eating food in reheated cooking oil are:

  • Obesity
  • Weight gain
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease