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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.

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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Publication in the Federal Register completes the issuance of a new food regulation - Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations (21 CFR), part 573 - Food Additives Permitted in Feed and Drinking Water of Animals - that is "amended 573.492 (21 CFR 573.492) to allow for the safe use of GLA safflower oil in dry food for adult cats, the current allowable concentration range for gamma-linolenic acid in the additive or the safflower oil blend was amended to incorporate the broader range supported by FAP 2302."
Arcadia's SONOVA GLA safflower oil is a highly concentrated source of GLA, an omega-6 fatty acid that has been used in human nutritional supplements since its approval by the FDA in 2009.
Therefore, the objective of this study was to develop zero-trans crystalized fat formulations produced from blending palm stearin and high oleic safflower oil without sacrificing functional properties and acceptability in terms of oxidative stability.
Omega-6: Found in high concentrations in processed foods and in vegetable oils such as corn oil, safflower oil, cottonseed oil and sunflower oil, omega-6 fatty acids convert to beneficial arachidonic acid in the body.
In a much-cited study published in 2013, however, Ramsden, Zamora and colleagues were able to recover unpublished data from a smaller trial, the Sydney Diet Heart Study, and there they also found more cases of heart disease and death among patients who received a linoleic acid intervention (safflower oil), compared to controls.
Safflower oil is used as medicine for different diseases.
The high polyunsaturated fatty acid content of safflower oil makes it nutritionally valuable (Ascherio and Willett 1997).
Ongoing research indicates that these polyunsaturated fatty acids, also found in sunflower oil and safflower oil, may also reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
INGREDIENTS | 11/4 cups flour | 2 tablespoons dry milk powder | 1 vegetable stock cube (no salt) | 1/4 cup boiling water | 1/4 cup safflower oil | 1 tspn brown sugar | 1/4 cup carrots, grated | 1 egg | Extra flour for dusting.
A study by researchers from the US and Australia, also published in the British Medical Journal last year, showed that men who'd had a heart attack were more likely to die from coronary heart disease when they replaced saturated fats with polyunsaturated fat from safflower oil and safflower oil margarine.
Water, sodium phosphates, food starch - modified, salt, natural flavouring, wheat starch, dextrose, citric acid, autolyzed yeast extract, rosemary extract, safflower oil
My favorite fat is lard or duck fat, and for oil I go for grapeseed or safflower oil. Each has its advantages.