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What are trans fatty acids?

By DrLaPuma 15 years agoNo Comments
Home  /  Food FAQ's  /  What are trans fatty acids?
Dr John La Puma

Found mostly in margarines and hydrogenated shortenings, trans fatty acids are artificially saturated fats which give smoothness to spreads and shelf-life to products-so those Triscuits taste the same in 2 weeks as they did when they were made.  

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