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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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ARS scientists are investigating natural antioxidant compounds that might effectively protect soybean oil from oxidation during frying. In tests with french fries, sesamol, extracted from sesame oil, proved better at this task than a commonly used synthetic antioxidant.


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Last Modified: 11/6/2013
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