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  • fatty acids
  • Polyunsaturated fatty acids (found in vegetable oils) have highly perishable bonds that react with oxygen, creating a free radical cascade that turns normal fatty acids in your body into dangerous high-energy molecules that zip around, wreaking havoc in a way similar to that of radiation. (mercola.com)
  • [ citation needed ] While full hydrogenation produces largely saturated fatty acids, partial hydrogenation results in the transformation of unsaturated cis fatty acids to unsaturated trans fatty acids in the oil mixture due to the heat used in hydrogenation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The researchers discovered that vegetable oil fatty acids incorporate in retina cells and increase the plasma membrane fluidity. (redorbit.com)
  • The main problem is that polyunsaturated oils contain long-chain fatty acids, which are extremely fragile and unstable. (thescreamonline.com)
  • John Stein, emeritus professor of neuroscience at Oxford, says vegetable oils are among the factors damaging our brains (with mental health problems and dyslexia, for example) by replacing necessary omega-3 fatty acids with omega-6 acids. (newser.com)
  • NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Research published today supports the heart-health benefits of consuming vegetable oils and foods rich in omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids. (massagemag.com)
  • Concerns over toxic chemicals in heated oils are backed up by separate research from a University of Oxford professor, who claims that the fatty acids in vegetable oils are contributing to other health problems. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Because vegetable oils are rich in omega 6 acids, they are contributing to a reduction in critical omega 3 fatty acids in the brain by replacing them, he believes. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • renewable
  • At the AlwaysOn Venture Summit in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Peter Bell, co-founder of Renewable Fuel Products, explains that his company's reactors are small and mobile enough to be loaded onto the back of a truck and taken wherever the waste oil is being created. (zdnet.com)
  • Biodiesel is a promising future fuel, particularly because it can be made from a wide variety of renewable sources such as crude vegetable oils and waste fats produced by commercial kitchens. (phys.org)
  • Additive
  • About 10 percent of sodas sold in the US contain an additive called brominated vegetable oil (BVO), which has been banned in food throughout Europe and Japan. (mercola.com)
  • wheat ger
  • Wheat germ oil provides over 20 milligrams of vitamin E per tablespoon, 135 percent of the daily requirement, according to nutrition experts from Ohio State University. (livestrong.com)
  • oxidize
  • Eating slightly stale food with polyunsaturated oils isn t more harmful than eating the same oils when fresh, since the oils will oxidize at a much higher rate once they are in the body. (thescreamonline.com)
  • 1985
  • Greg Melville converted a 1985 diesel station wagon to run on vegetable oil when his family needed another car. (cnn.com)
  • Melville, who now lives in Asheville, North Carolina, says the decision to convert a 1985 diesel station wagon to run on vegetable oil came about when his wife was in medical school and the couple needed a second vehicle. (cnn.com)
  • researchers
  • The researchers say, "It is unclear whether oils rich in omega-6 linoleic acid but low in omega-3 α-linolenic acid also reduce this risk. (redorbit.com)
  • Researchers at The City College of New York have reported the successful transformation of vegetable oils to a semisolid form using low-calorie sugars as a structuring agent. (phys.org)
  • temperature
  • In common usage, vegetable oil may refer exclusively to vegetable fats which are liquid at room temperature. (wikipedia.org)
  • The hydrogenation process involves " sparging " the oil at high temperature and pressure with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst , typically a powdered nickel compound. (wikipedia.org)
  • It's far better than most oils, which are unsaturated, but it's better to use it as a cool temperature oil for uses like for salads, etc. (exrx.net)
  • The term "vegetable oil" can be narrowly defined as referring only to plant oils that are liquid at room temperature, or broadly defined without regard to a substance's state of matter at a given temperature . (wikipedia.org)
  • For this reason, vegetable oils that are solid at room temperature are sometimes called vegetable fats . (wikipedia.org)
  • The aim of this work was to synthesize a high-temperature polyol ester from Jatropha oil. (hindawi.com)
  • oxidation
  • An oil may be hydrogenated to increase resistance to rancidity ( oxidation ) or to change its physical characteristics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prof Grootveld's team measured levels of "aldehydic lipid oxidation products" (LOPs), produced when oils were heated to varying temperatures. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • biodiesel
  • Oil from rapeseed is also a raw material of choice for biodiesel production and is leading with a share of over 80% as a raw material source with highly suitable properties. (science20.com)
  • As the United States seeks to lessen its reliance on foreign oil, biodiesel is expected to play a role. (phys.org)
  • Partially
  • Partially hydrogenated oils and their trans fats have been linked to an increased risk of mortality from coronary heart disease , among other increased health risks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Trans fats, which include partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, wreak havoc on your health and should be avoided. (livestrong.com)
  • smelly
  • By the end of Day 2, as Winston was preparing to fill a 40-gallon veggie-oil tank in the RV with recycled oil from a Chinese food restaurant, a neighbor watching him tipped over an 80-gallon holding tank, spilling tens of gallons of brown, smelly oil down his street. (cnn.com)
  • butter
  • That's why you keep your fish oil refrigerated but you can leave butter out on the counter. (exrx.net)
  • ingredient
  • Vegetable oils are used as an ingredient or component in many manufactured products. (wikipedia.org)
  • SAN FRANCISCO (AP) When PepsiCo Inc. announced it would stop putting an obscure vegetable oil in its Gatorade right before the Super Bowl, one of the loudest cheers came from a high school student who had made it her mission to get rid of the ingredient. (dailytribune.com)
  • leftover
  • Even though many Americans love to eat fried food, there's not enough leftover oil to power all of the cars in the United States. (cnn.com)
  • chemicals
  • In those days, the oil was included in a list of additives, preservatives and chemicals that the government calls generally recognized as safe. (dailytribune.com)
  • oxygen
  • The latter takes place when any substance parts with its liquid portions, or that which holds its solid ingredients in solution, j Oils, on the contrary, dry by absorbing oxygen and combining with it to form resinous substances nearly allied to the well-known resin obtained from pine. (scientificamerican.com)
  • It was formerly thought that the increased drying property of linseed oil, when heated with litharge, depended solely upon its combination with the oxygen contained in that substance, and it would dry quicker when exposed to atmospheric action. (scientificamerican.com)
  • But, according to Liebig, the principal use of the lead oxide is to precipitate j the mucilaginous and albuminous matters contained in oils, ', which, when present, interfere with the action of oxygen. (scientificamerican.com)
  • rich
  • Careful evaluation of recent evidence, however, suggests that allowing a health claim for vegetable oils rich in omega-6 linoleic acid but relatively poor in omega-3 α-linolenic acid may not be warranted," write Dr. Richard Bazinet , Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto and Dr. Michael Chu , Lawson Health Research Institute and Division of Cardiac Surgery, Western University, London, Ontario. (redorbit.com)