BHT is a hepatotoxin that can cause hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer). Hormone disruptor. BHT preserves fats, color, texture, and oils. It’s a processed-food antioxidant.

BHT is a common food additive used to preserve fats and oils. It prevents them from going rancid and keeps the foods that contain them fresher longer.

BHT is short for butylated hydroxytoluene, a fat-soluble compound that acts as an antioxidant. It prevents fats from going rancid by reacting with free radicals produced during oxidation.

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