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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hydrogenate.
  • adj. that has been treated, or reacted with hydrogen; especially describing a saturated fat so obtained from an unsaturated fat


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  • Look for the word hydrogenated or the phrase partially hydrogenated vegetable oil on the ingredients label.

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  • The bars also contain hydrogenated palm kernel and coconut oil; these count as trans fats, which are bad for your cardiovascular system.

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  • When buying puff pastry, I would suggest avoiding brands that contain hydrogenated vegetable fats (even small amounts of trans fats are extremely unhealthy).

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  • That's nine separate ingredients if you don't count all the different oils they use and you probably noticed the word hydrogenated in reference to some of the oils, in other words, trans fat.

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  • Trans fats: Another term for hydrogenated oil see above.

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  • So, if there are 10 grams of fat total, five grams of saturated fat are listed and there is no sign of the word hydrogenated in the ingredients list, should I assume the unlisted fat content actually comes from the good fat category or could there still be trans fat even though there are no listed hydrogenated ingredients? "

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  • Trans-fats, otherwise known as hydrogenated oils, come from heating vegetable oils, and are found mainly in commercially prepared baked goods, fried foods, margarines, snack foods, and processed foods.

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  • These are the trans fats, also known as hydrogenated fats.

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  • Food scientists call hydrogenated fats “plasticized fats”—need I say more?!

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  • These fats, also known as hydrogenated fats, are found in many commercially prepared baked goods, margarines, snack foods, and processed foods.

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