Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Fried egg and oil-Please help

  1. Mar 27, 2013 #1
    I was experimenting with frying eggs in vegitable oil. The result tasted good but it made my mouth oily all day. I'm I going to be all right? How long is it till the oil is out of my body if ever. (I know oil is hydrophilic) Is my body going to be able to get rid of it?! Is the inside of my body going to be forever oily?
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 27, 2013 #2
    lol, you'll be fine. In the future use a paper towel to absorb some of the oil before consumption.
  4. Mar 27, 2013 #3
    That is a LOT of oil you've used if your mouth is oily. I use butter instead of oil or very little olive oil.
  5. Mar 28, 2013 #4


    User Avatar
    Homework Helper
    Gold Member

  6. Mar 29, 2013 #5


    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    Oil is not hydrophilic, but hydrophobic.
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Similar Threads - Fried Please help Date
What is the name of this field of science please? Dec 1, 2017
News Would you like fries with that? For $133? Nov 8, 2015
Do you use oil or butter when frying eggs? Sep 19, 2011
Chips - baked or fried? Oct 16, 2010
Pots for frying? Apr 21, 2008