Essays Tagged: "Stearic acid"

Chocolate's Little Secret

6). Cherri Straus, MPH, states in her article for the Blue Cross of California, "Chocolate contains stearic acid [a saturated fat], which after eaten is converted to oleic acid in the body." Saturated ... for the heart and cardiovascular system. "However," as Francene Steinburg, Ph.D., RD, points out, "stearic acid is an unusual SFA [saturated fatty acid], in that it does not elevate blood cholesterol ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Lipid

+ + - - Peanut oil + + + - - Stearic acid - - - - - Oleic acid + + ... is also insoluble in the both water and ether.3. Acrolein Test: Peanut oil Stearic acid Glycerol Heat No smell No smell No smell Heat + KHSO4 ...

(5 pages) 15 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Sorbitan Tristearate While at a restaurant, you order a meal

id palmitic" (Burdock 2621). It can be safely used if the sorbitan tristearate is manufactured with stearic acid and sorbitol to "yield a mixture of esters" (2622). If these components are combined co ...

(4 pages) 3343 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry