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Vegetable oils are oils extracted from the seeds or, less frequently, from other parts of the fruit. Like animal fats, vegetable fats mixtures of triglycerides. Examples of oils derived from seeds are soybean oil, grape seed oil, and cocoa butter. Olive oil, palm oil, and rice bran oil are examples of oils from other parts of the fruit. In common usage, vegetable oil may refer only to vegetable oils that are liquid at room temperature. Vegetable oils are commonly consumed; are known as unsaturated fats, which are mainly derived from petroleum.
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