The Washington Post recently ran an article about a group of Argentinean scientists working to make a healthier burger. The surprisingly simple thought process behind the research is to take the fat out of beef and replace it with healthier fats. The research team has been experimenting with hundreds of formulations, including ones using substitutes of high oleic sunflower oil and omega-3 fatty acids.
The benefits of omega-3 fatty acids have long been touted, but they is found in seafood, not beef. High oleic sunflower oil is low in saturated fat and could help lower cholesterol.
Noemi Zaritzky, head of … Read more