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1

How are these oils extracted

The plant material is crushed and the oil removed by pressing or in some cases distillation
Water and impurities are removed

2

Why are vegetable oils important foods and fuels

They provide a lot of energy
Provide us with nutrients

3

What do vegetable oils have

Higher boiling points than water so can be used to cook foods at higher temps than by boiling

4

What does this produce

Quicker cooking and different flavours
But increased the energy that the food released when eaten

5

What are some fruits, seeds and nuts rich in

Oils that can be extracted