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MONTANO PEREZ, Marcel. Consequences of the technologies of production of refined vegetable oils of seeds on human health. Rev Cubana Invest Bioméd [online]. 2020, vol.39, n.1, e351.  Epub 01-Mar-2020. ISSN 0864-0300.


Production and consumption of refined vegetable oils have notably increased worldwide in recent years, and so has increased the occurrence of a number of chronic non-communicable diseases. Initially, these products were recommended as healthy substitutes for animal fats, but with the passing of time and the consequent advancement of science, several studies have been published which question the worth of such recommendations in the light of potential risks to health related to vegetable oil consumption.


Describe the negative impact of the use of these human nutrition technologies on health.


A search was conducted for papers about the topic published in the databases PubMed and Google Scholar. The search words used were refined oils, chronic non-communicable diseases, inflammation, risk.


Current production of refined vegetable oils from seeds is a serious risk to human health, being as it is correlated to various diseases.

Palabras clave : refined oils; chronic non-communicable diseases; inflammation.

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