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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


Why are vegetable oils important foods and fuels

They provide a lot of energy
Provide us with nutrients


What do vegetable oils have

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


What does this produce

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


What are some fruits, seeds and nuts rich in

Oils that can be extracted