Bean Oil Health Questioned
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:37 PM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- Soybean oil might be making Americans fatter and sicker, according to new research from University of California-Riverside (UCR) scientists.

They found that, despite eating the same amount of food, mice fed with a diet rich in conventional soybean oil were significantly more obese, diabetic and insulin-resistant than mice fed a diet filled with coconut oil and mice on a low-fat diet.

A small silver lining for the soybean industry emerged when a fourth set of mice were fed with soybean oil from Plenish, DuPont Pioneer's genetically engineered high-oleic soybeans. Plenish-fed mice fared better overall. The rodents ...

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