Trans Fats

Hydrogenation is a process used to convert liquid vegetable oil (unsaturated fat) to a solid state (saturated fat), extending the shelf life. Trans-fats are created in the process. Baked goods, chips, margarines and fried foods are sources of trans-fat. Experts agree this is the worst type of fat you can eat. It raises LDL and triglycerides while lowering HDL, increasing the risk of heart disease.

Posted on May 5, 2015, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Trans Fats.

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