hydrogenated oil


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hydrogenated oil

[′hī·drə·jə‚nād·əd ¦ȯil]
(organic chemistry)
Unsaturated liquid vegetable oil that has had hydrogen catalytically added so as to convert the oil to a hydrogen-saturated solid.
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Partially hydrogenated oils were cheap and shelf stable, and companies began to use them in thousands of foods.
Further, we have concerns that if the FDA were to finalize this determination, food processors may be pressured to replace remaining partially hydrogenated oils with those high in saturated fat such as palm or coconut oils, which would not be a good outcome for consumers.
Decker said that partially hydrogenated oil is typically only about 10 percent trans fat.
He added: "It would be counter-productive if food companies were removing hydrogenated oils containing trans-fats only to replace them with saturated fat alternatives.
4: In restaurants, bakeries and other eateries, ask whether they use partially hydrogenated oil for frying, baking or in salad dressings.
The unhealthful frying and baking oils are a major use of the soybeans grown in Iowa, which also is a major processor of partially hydrogenated oil.
Most companies have bent over backwards to get partially hydrogenated oils out of their foods so they can slap a "0 grams trans fat" claim on their labels, and Pepperidge Farm is launching two new cakes made with partially hydrogenated oil?
In previous fast-food litigation, CSPI sued KFC for using partially hydrogenated oil when deep-frying its chickens.
Oleo and shortening are the purest forms of partially hydrogenated oil.
If you only make one dietary change, stop using all products that contain hydrogenated oil, partially hydrogenated oil, or vegetable shortening.
Each of the single-serving pizzas in the Atkins Quick Quisine Pizza line has only 11g net carbs, contains more fiber and protein than traditional counterparts, and has no hydrogenated oil, the company said.