As a dietitian and a foodie, I love how engaged today?s consumers are about where their food comes from and how it is grown, made and processed. This trend has created more people every day that are interested in talking and learning about food. Oils are foods that are pervasive in our food supply and in our meals, and for this reason, I want to share insights on oil processing with you.
Celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak blogged about trans fats in PEOPLE Magazine. He identified some of the supermarket corners where trans fats still reside.
In attending the Institute of Food Technology conference last month, we attempted to look at the fats category through the product developers? lens. Using this vantage point, here are our top insights from the show.
Sunflower oil is a high-oleic oil comprised of 82 percent monounsaturated fat (MUFA), nine percent polyunsaturated fat (PUFA), and nine percent saturated fat, making it an excellent choice for optimal health. It?s perfect for baking, sautéing, and roasting foods, as well as in the formulation of food products.
Knowing what?s in packaged foods is a major trend in 2014 that also has been steadily growing over the past few years. Let?s learn how the canola seed actually helps bring healthier foods to grocery store shelves, restaurant menus and home kitchens alike.