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    Spreadable Butter Digestive Systems

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    Butter that is spreadable even when cold - does this have anything to do with oleic acid passing through the cow's digestive system in to the milk?

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    If you look at palmitic acid and stearic acid in the figure, you can see that the carbon chains are completely and evenly filled with hydrogen atoms. In other words, the chains are saturated with hydrogen. Fats (triglycerides) that contain palmitic acid and stearic ...

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    The spreadable butter digestive systems are determined. Oleic acid passing through the cow's digestive systems in the milk are determined.

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