Generality What is palm oil? Palm oil is a seasoning fat of vegetable origin, which can be extracted from the fruit of: African oil palms (botanical name Elaeis guineensis ) South American oil palm trees (botanical name Elaeis oleifera ) Palms maripa (botanical name Attalea maripa ). Most palm oil is derived from the species E
Category oils and fats
NB : the following article will deal with "dry ciccioli" and not "fresh greaves or Neapolitan cracklings" food. Generality and production Greaves are a type of preserved pork ( S. scrofa domesticus ) characterized by a high energy intake due to its high lipid content. The greaves, in fact, are obtained from the remainder of the adipose tissue previously used in the extraction of lard
What is palm fat? Palm fat (also known as dendê oil , from the Portuguese "dɛnde") is an edible vegetable oil, obtained from the mesocarp (red pulp) of the fruit of oil palms. Note : from a technical-food point of view it can be considered both an oil and a fat. What does palm fat produce?
What's this What is rice bran oil? Rice bran oil is a fluid alimentary fat, slightly viscous, straw yellow in color, extracted from the aleuronic layer and from the germ (embryo) of the homonymous cereal ( Oryza sativa ). Note : the aleuronic layer is a cellular veil interposed between the external pericarp - bracts (glumelle) - and the starchy endosperm of the cereal caryopsis
What's this ? The wheat germ oil is extracted from the "living" portion of the wheat, which takes up about 2-4% of the total weight of the seed. If used in the kitchen, wheat germ oil has a very intense taste. It is quite expensive and, due to its chemical characteristics (despite the excellent content of vitamin E), it is also easily perishable; therefore, its conservation should be carried out in a cool and dark place (in the refrigerator)
Linseed oil is a seed oil used in human nutrition mainly due to its content in essential fatty acids (AGE / PUFA). Nutritional values Energy and macronutrients per 100g of edible portion Power 899kcal proteins 00, 0g Lipids 99, 9g Saturated 09, 9-05, 0g unsaturated 90, 0-94, 9g Monounsaturated 09, 9-18, 0g polyunsaturated 66, 0g carbohydrates 00, 0g Vitamins Tocopherols (vit
Generality Krill oil is a dietary food, used exclusively as a food supplement. It is an oily product (therefore lipid) very rich in omega three essential fatty acids (ω3); in particular, it contains mainly eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). What is krill? Krill (a term of North-European origin) is a collection of different invertebrate animal species (mainly crustaceans), included in the order Euphausiacea.
The "Papavero" is a herbaceous plant typical of the Mediterranean basin and areas with a temperate / sub tropical climate. According to the variety, the poppy plants are between 30 and 100 cm high and some of them are famous for the production of a latex rich in narcotic alkaloids; such as Papaver somniferum, or opium white poppy, from which morphine can be obtained, and Escolzia or Californian poppy with a milder action and therefore exploited in herbal medicine)
What are omega 3s? The omega 3 (ω3), as well as the omega 6 (ω6), are essential fatty acids (AGE). These are molecules that our body is NOT able to synthesize independently; for this, it is necessary to take them through the foods that are rich in them. The omega 3 (as opposed to ω6) represent some of the most BAD nutrients in the western diet and, considering the collective dietary habits, their contribution is almost always to the limit of the necessary or even insufficient. T
Generality Palm oil is a very well known and widespread seasoning fat. Due to the latest discoveries in the health field, today the use of this product is controversial to say the least. This is why companies have taken action to look for a "theoretically" healthier alternative: non-hydrogenated palm oil
What's this What is various seed oil? By various seed oil - various seed oil - is meant a fatty alimentary mixture of vegetable origin obtained from the processing of the endosperm, not from the pericarp, of the fruits of some plants. This last clarification is fundamental. In the oil of various seeds may be present, for example, olive oil oil - more often from pomace - and palm kernel-palm kernel oil