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tal·low

(tal'ō),
The rendered fat from mutton suet.

tallow

[tal′ō]
1 a hard fat obtained from the bodies of ruminant animals such as cattle and sheep and used in soaps and lubricants.
2 a vegetable fat obtained from plants, such as the wax myrtle.

tallow

(tăl′ō)
Fat obtained from suet, the solid fat of certain ruminants.

tallow

natural, hard fat taken from cattle or sheep. It is used in prepared animal feeds to act as a binder and reduce dust. It has a high calorific value and is palatable to pigs and poultry.
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A victory for health-conscious consumers trying to avoid the cholesterol-raising saturated fats in beef tallow, lard, butter, and palm and coconut oils?
Each gets about half of its calories from fat, and contains saturated fats such as beef tallow, lard, palm kernel oil, and coconut oil.
05) in the beef tallow and coconut oil groups compared with the olive oil group.
In this study, we have evaluated effects of beef tallow and palmi-tate ingestions on mouse serum adiponectin level.
It explained that beef tallow had not be used in the UK since 1993 and said the ad "was not intended to be a literal and comprehensive statement of all processes involved".
For example, the consumption of soybean oil, rapeseed oils and palm oil has been increasing, while the consumption of hog grease and beef tallow has been decreasing.
Though it can cook like lard, beef tallow and hydrogenated vegetable oils, it won't pass through the intestinal walls to contribute any calories or artery-clogging saturated lipids as those fats do.
Now, with the exception of Roy Rogers (which uses beef tallow for its fries), vegetable oil is the standard, showing that progress can be made.
Beacon's biodiesel efforts are centered on the utilization and processing of lower grade feedstocks, primarily animal fats such as beef tallow, choice white grease and poultry fat.
Trans fats are out, and minimally processed animal fats -- in the form of lard, derived from pork, and beef tallow -- are decidedly making a comeback," said Eric Gustafson, CEO of Coast Packing Company, the number one supplier of animal fat shortenings in the Western United States.
Beacon's biodiesel efforts are centered around the utilization and processing of lower-grade feedstocks, primarily animal fats such as beef tallow, choice white grease and poultry fat.
Unlike the ethanol and biodiesel industries, which use food ingredients such as corn and soybean oil to produce fuel, officials say the Dynamic Fuels project will primarily use non-food grade animal fats produced or procured by Tyson Foods, such as beef tallow, pork lard, chicken fat and greases.