Chemistry C1 6.4 Food issues.

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How are vegetable oils good for you?
They are high in energy and provide nutrients and are believed to be better for health than saturated fats..
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How are emulsifiers useful in food?
Improves the textures of foods enabling water and oil to mix and making fatty foods more palatable and tempting to eat.
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In what form do many foods contain saturated fats?
Animal fats and hydrogenated vegetable oils.
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What has saturated fats been linked to?
Heart disease.
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What do emulsifiers do?
Stop oil and water separating into layers.
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What are the benefits from eating foods that contain vegetable oils?
High in energy, contain nutrients, contain unsaturated fats, better for health.
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What are the drawbacks from eating foods that contain vegetable oils?
High in energy so easy to eat too much.
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Why should you be aware of emulsifiers in the food you eat?
Makes fats/oils less easily recognisable or food likely to have high fat content.
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**BE AWARE OF THE ISSUES**
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