animal fat


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Noun1.animal fat - any fat obtained from animalsanimal fat - any fat obtained from animals; "animal fat is high in saturated fatty acids"
animal material - material derived from animals
bone fat - fatty matter in bones extracted with solvents or by boiling or steaming; used chiefly in candles and cheap soaps and in lubricating greases
butterfat - the fatty substance of milk from which butter is made
fat - a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides); "pizza has too much fat"
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AGRICULTURAL Research Service scientists in the US have developed an organic alternative to animal fat and vegetable oil bio-based lubricants that is more cost efficient and better performing than existing bio-lubricants, rivalling commercially available petroleum-based lubricants.
Environmental hydrophobic toxins such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and dioxin, both determined to be carcinogenic by the Environmental Protection Agency, can concentrate in animal fat, fatty skin of cold-water fish and dairy products.
Mineral pigments (ochre, charcoal, iron oxide, hematite, manganese) were ground into animal fat and applied with brushes or were blown through hollow sticks.
An expert in the animal fat business, Kevin Walsh, owner of Walco Foods, told the court he couldn't say whether all the high risk animal parts were tested for BSE in 1997 but claimed all parts were tested in 2001.
Much of this contamination comes from the billions of pounds of recycled animal fat that producers add every year to feed as a growth enhancer.
Women who eat more animal fat have a higher risk of premenopausal breast cancer.
Concerns included "toxins" in animal fat, unnatural hormones and antibiotics in red meat, and the amount of fat in red meat.
Dietary animal fat increases your risk, while a high intake of vegetables (especially cruciferous vegetables like cabbage and broccoli) improves your odds.
There are three types of dietary fats: saturated fats (mostly animal fat in meat and dairy products), monounsaturated fats (in olive oil and avocados), and polyunsaturated fats (in fish and vegetable oils).
Beijing, Apr 3 ( ANI ): Chinese police has reportedly arrested over 100 suspects for making a new type of 'gutter oil' by mixing dumped animal fat into edible oil.
These findings suggest the need for studies that investigate animal fat as a primary source of exposure within the U.S.
More than half don't realise margarine is made from vegetable oil with more than a quarter thinking it is made from milk or animal fat. Nine out of 10 people have no family connection with farming, whereas two generations ago nearly a quarter of the population had relatives in farming.