Soybean oil may seem
like a new type of cooking oil to many people,
but in fact it is one of the most commonly used
in both commercial and home cooking, frying and
baking. Many people do not even realize they
have been using and consuming cooking oil
because it is often labeled simply as "vegetable
oil" on ingredient lists.
So, should you use
soybean oil for your cooking? First, make sure
to use soybean oil in its liquid form. If
soybean oil is hydrogenated and turned to a
solid, it contains unhealthy
However, in its liquid form, the oil is trans
So, is soybean oil
monounsaturated or polyunsaturated? Well, it
is a little bit of each of those types of fat?
The saturated fat is the smallest of these
components and polyunsaturated fat makes up the
majority of soybean cooking oil.
As opposed to some
other oil sources that are difficult to grow or
can only be cultivated in rare climates such as
rice bran oil and olives for
soybeans can be grown en masse in large areas of
the U.S. This makes soybean oil a cost-effective
and readily renewable cooking oil source.
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