02
Jan
2009
Canola oil
Curiosity

In 1974, Baldur Steffanson a teacher at the University of Manitoba is introducing a new variety of Brassica napus with a low erucic acid and has been called - canola. Canola is a compound word of 'Can ada il l ow of a CID'.

Each seed contains about 40% canola oil.

Oil canola oil is widely used in food industry, oil is not a very healthy cardiovascular system, cause a deficiency of vitamin E. erucic acid is a saturated fatty acid, can cause nervous system damage, blood clotting, anemia, depression immune system and cancer.

At temperatures of 220-230 ° C canola oil begins to smoke, acrolein is one of the proshower given by burning oil, is an agent that causes lung cancer and skin irritation.

Supporters say the oil is indicated because it is rich in Omega 3, is positive for the organism.

Source www.membership.acs.org

See also
Top
Curiosity
Band e Amir, the first national park in Afghanistan

National Park consists of a series of six deep lakes separated natural dykes of rock rich in red travertine. This rock is found only in few places in the world.

 
Cakes by primu

350 g petals Primula, 2 tablespoons sugar, 800 g of sugar syrup with 1 cup of water.

 
Plants and mosquitoes

Tree Melia azedarach L. Obtained an oil which, if we ungem, because mosquitoes away flavor. The oil is not toxic to humans.

 
Identifying land

Plant indicators of land rich in nutrients (nitrogen put: Atriplex patula, Capsella bursa-pastoris, Chenopodium album, Galinsoga parviflora, fumaric officinalis, Mercurialis annua, Solana nigrum, Thlaspi arvense, Urtica dioica, Urtica urens.

 
25% of global food production may be lost in 2050

25% of global food production may be lost in 2050 due to climate change, degradation of the territory and to reduce the amount of water, said the United Nations.

UNEP (United Nations Program Ambient) - "We need to face not only the way the world produces food but also how it distributed, sold and consumed '- Achim Steiner.

 
   Add to iGoogle
Last posts

Categories

Links