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BasiC@missouri.edu
573-882-4430
University of Missouri-Columbia

Heart Health Soybeans

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Caption: Years of research has proven that saturated and trans fats clog arteries, make it tough for the heart to pump and are not valuable components of any diet. Unfortunately, they are contained in many foods. Now, a University of Missouri research team has developed a soybean which produces oil that is naturally low in saturated and trans fats.

Credit: Kent Faddis/University of Missouri Cooperative Video Group

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