Oil dispensers are made of different materials like steel, glass and plastic. It is better to use steel or oil dispensers rather than plastic as they are more environmentally friendly. So you must select the oil dispensers carefully as they are daily use items.
Steel oil dispensers: Steel oil dispensers are made of stainless steel. They are durable and long-lasting. They usually have sleek elegant designs. There is natural protection against light. Usually, the caps are airtight so they prevent oxidation as well. They are convenient to use and store. They can be easily cleaned as well.
Glass/Borosilicate oil dispensers: Borosilicate oil dispensers are transparent glass bottles that either have glass spouts or stainless steel spouts. It is easy to see the quantity of the liquid present in the dispenser. Some even come with a marked scale to help pour the desired quantity. Borosilicate glass is durable and high temperature resistant. Their designs are creative, unique, elegant and contemporary. Some dark-colored glass dispensers protect the oil from light. They are easy to store and look fabulous on the kitchen counter. They can be cleaned easily as well.
Ceramic Oil Dispensers: They are usually made of stoneware which is durable. They are opaque and have a variety of colorful designs that can be used as decorative ornaments. They are a bit heavy and not very convenient to use. Cleaning is easy as they are dishwasher safe. Their interior is glazed and stain-free.
Plastic Oil Dispensers: Plastic oil dispensers are made of BPA free food-grade materials. So they are protected from harmful contamination. Plastic bottles are lightweight and easy to use but they are not environment-friendly. They are usually dishwasher safe and can easily be cleaned.
Health Benefits of using olive oil: Several health benefits are associated with olive oil. Olive oil is naturally extracted from olives. It contains monounsaturated fat called oleic acid which reduces inflammation and may have favorable effects on genes associated with cancer. Monounsaturated fats resist high heat and make olive oil a healthy choice for cooking.
Olive oil is also rich in antioxidants that fight inflammation, protect the blood cholesterol from oxidation and lower the risk of heart disease.
Olive oil also has anti-inflammatory properties as it contains nutrients that fight inflammation.
Olive oil is also helpful in reducing weight. Diet containing olive oil leads to a higher level of antioxidants in the blood which helps in reducing weight.
Studies are also being conducted on the positive role of olive oil in combating Alzheimer’s disease. In this disease, beta-amyloid plaques build up in the brain cells. Olive oil can help remove these plaques.
Olive oil also helps in reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes, has anti-cancer properties, helps to reduce joint pain and swelling from rheumatoid arthritis and has antibacterial properties.