6.4 Food Issues
Benefits of Vegetable oils and Emulsifiers.
· Vegetable oils contain important nutrients and are high in energy. Contain unsaturated fats, believed to be better than saturated fats for our bodies.
· Emulsifiers stop oil and water separating into layers making our food smoother, creamier and more palatable.
Drawbacks of Vegetable oils and Emulsifiers.
· Animal fats and hydrogenated vegetable oils contain saturated fats and are used in many foods. Saturated fats have been linked to heart disease.