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saf·flow·er oil

(saf'flow-ĕr oyl),
An oil extracted from the seeds of Carthamus tinctorius, containing 74.5% linoleic acid and 6.6% saturated fatty acids; recommended for use in hypercholesteremia, myocardial infarction, and coronary insufficiency.

safflower oil

[sef′lou·er]
a liquid fat containing polyunsaturated fatty acids, derived from the seeds of the safflower plant, Carthamus tinctorius. It is commonly mixed with other edible vegetable oils.

saf·flow·er oil

(saf'low-ĕr oyl)
An oil extracted from the seeds of Carthamus tinctorius; used in hypercholesteremia, myocardial infarction, and coronary insufficiency.

safflower oil

The oil expressed from the seeds of the safflower plant, Carthamus tinctorius. It is high in linoleic acid and low in saturated fatty acids. Diets rich in safflower oil produce less serum cholesterol and apolipoproteins A-I and B than similar diets in which butter or coconut oil is used as the primary fat source.
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Safflower oil is extracted from the seeds of the safflower plant.
This fatty acid is found in nuts, seeds and vegetables, nut- and seed-based oils such as peanut oil, soybean oil, safflower oil and canola oil.
Ingredients: 2 cups organic rolled oats 1 1/2 cups organic dairy-free chocolate chips 1 cup organic pitted dates 1/2 cup organic smooth peanut butter 1/4 cup soy, rice or almond milk 2 tbs canola or safflower oil 1/8 teaspoon salt [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] instructions: Process the rolled oats, using a good food processor, into a course grind (approximately 90 seconds).
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