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What Are Anti-oxidants? Why Are They Added to Fat and Oil Containing Foods? - Science

What are anti-oxidants? Why are they added to fat and oil containing foods?

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Antioxidants are reducing agents that prevent oxidation of fats and oils. They are added to fatty and oily foods to prevent them from turning rancid (i.e., change in taste and smell of food) due to oxidation. Example: Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA).

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 1 Chemical Reactions and Equations
Q 8 | Page 45
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