Something you didn’t know about soybean oil

What do you know about the soybean oil ?



Soybean oil is a kind of vegetable oil extracted from soybean seeds


The quantity of Soybean oil ranks first all over the world. There are many kinds of soybean oil. Auto processing methods, there are pressing soya bean oil and solvent extraction soya bean oil. According to the type of soybean, it contains crude soya bean oil and genetically modified organism soya bean oil. The colors of crude soya bean oil vary with the breed of soybean. In general, the color is yellowish, light green, puce, etc. Refined soya bean oil is yellowish. The soybean oil with deep color has soybean flavor, and  its thermostability is poor. When heating, the soybean oil will produce more bubbles. Soybean oil contains more linolenic acid, easily to oxidate and produce “bean smell”.


Soybean oil is a commonly used cooking oil, which is usually soybean salad oil

Soybean oil is extracted from the seeds of the soybean seeds through cold pressing or hot pressing. About cold pressing oil, it has a light color and light soybean flavor. As for hot pressing oil, the high-temperature processing leads to high oil yield. Whereas the color is deeper with the thick bean smell. According to the process, it contains crude soybean oil, filtered soybean oil, refined soybean oil. Crude soybean oil is tawny, whereas most of the refined soybean oil is yellowish with large stickiness. If soybean oil is exposed to air for a long time, the surface of soybean oil will appear unstable film. Soybean oil nutrition value is higher than other oil, many people in China like it.


The effect of diet therapy


The soybean oil flavor is sweet and slightly spicy, hot in nature, low toxicity. It has the function of repelling insects and relaxing intestines, it can also treat intestinal obstruction, constipation impassability and detoxify etc.

The composition of soybean oil

Soybean oil contains 7-10% palmitic acid, 22-30% oleic acid, 2-5% stearic acid, 50-60% linoleic acid, 1-3% arachidic acid, 5-9% linolenic acid.

In terms of nutrition value

The composition of soybean oil is better, it is rich in linoleic acid, which can reduce the content of serum cholesterol obviously, prevent cardiovascular disease. In addition, soybean contains a lot of vitamin E, vitamin D, and abundant lecithin, all of them are of benefit to the human body. Furthermore, human body consumption to soybean oil is up to 98%, so soybean oil is a kind of cooking oil with high nutrition value.


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