Macadamia Nut Oil by Species Nutrition has been documented as a cancer preventative and heart protecter due to its incredible omega-9 fat, oleic acid blend. Itís inflammation reducing properties are considered by many the gold standard. Restoring our health to its internal environment is well documented as well. Macadamia nut oil is so high in monounsaturated fats (84-85%) that it even surpasses extra virgin olive oil (65-74%) or any other oil.
Macadamia Nut Oil is the best source of essential fatty acids (EFAs) and also delivers an equivalent amount of Omega-6 to Omega-3 fats.
Can I cook with Macadamia Nut Oil?
It has an extremely high smoke point (410 degrees), which means itís excellent for stir-fry and baking. Olive oil has a much lower smoke point (325 degrees or less) and it degrades when used in cooking.
How does it taste?
Macadamia nut oil has a sweet buttery taste, is resistant to oxidation, and is extremely high in vitamin E (four times higher than olive oil) making it the ideal heart-healthy, performance-enhancing, fat.
Is Flax Seed Oill better tha Macadamia Nut Oil?
The answer is a resounding, NO! Flax seed oil, while being a healthy source of Omega-3 fats, has a very low percentage of Omega-6 fats. Macadamia nut oil has the perfect ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 fatty acids, 1:1.