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Synonyms for acid

Synonyms for acid

Synonyms for acid

any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt

being sour to the taste

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having the characteristics of an acid

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Partially hydrogenated oils used in baked goods, yeast breads, fried foods, chips, biscuits and margarines are the main source of trans-fatty acids in the diet.
Clearer food labelling is one way of curbing trans-fatty acid intake, but most countries still rely on food manufacturers to voluntarily reduce the trans-fatty acid content of their products, authors Steen Stender, Arne Astrup and Jorn Dyerberg pointed out.
margarine manufacture depends on how badly consumers want to avoid hydrogenation and trans-fatty acids.
The health benefits of eliminating industrially produced trans-fatty acids (TFA) from partially hydrogenated fats TFA [5] in Latin American diets can be significant.
Their mission was to measure fat and trans-fatty acids - which are found naturally in meats but are also manufactured to make sweets, pastries, biscuits and cakes.
Trans-fatty acids have extremely harmful effects on skin health and appearance.
Soybean oil with a high linolenic acid content requires hydrogenation, which causes an increase in trans-fatty acids.
Ideally, you would limit saturated fat (found in animal products) to less than seven percent of your daily calories, dietary cholesterol (also high in animal products) to less than 200 mg/day, and limit your intake of trans-fatty acids, a fat produced when oil is turned into solid fat through a chemical process called hydrogenation.
Natreon canola and high-oleic sunflower oils from Dow AgroSciences and Mycogen Seeds can meet the functional needs of food companies while providing a healthy solution to the trans-fatty acids associated with partially hydrogenated vegetable oils.
The combination of trans-fatty acids (such as the fats in margarine and many shortenings in baked goods) and a magnesium deficiency can result in atherosclerosis -- calcium deposits in your arteries -- according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
Trans-fatty acids are out, omega-3 fatty acids are in.
In general, the guidelines continue to recommend a saturated fat intake of less than 10% of total calories, but they go further to recommend that less than 3% of total calories be in the form of trans-fatty acids, which have been shown to increase LDL cholesterol and to reduce HDL cholesterol (Circulation 102[18]:2284-99, 2000).
The softer products were found to be healthier because the harder ones have more of what are called trans-fatty acids, which raise cholesterol and the risk of heart disease.
Conversely, intake of trans-fatty acids and foods with a high glycemic index may be harmful to heart health.
However, the review also suggests that the consumption of trans-fatty acids and foods with a high glycemic index may be harmful to heart health.
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