How are fats formed?

Answer Fats are a family of lipids, which are hydrophobic molecules within the body. They are large molecules made up of smaller molecules called fatty acids and glycerol.GlycerolA glycerol is an alcohol ... Read More »

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Does pan frying convert unsaturated (good) fats into trans fats?

Trans fats are artificially created fats which are hard for the body to break down due to their chemical structure. Creating these fats is a lot more complex than simply frying unsaturated fats. ... Read More »

Is it true that Soy milk contains trans fats (hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated fats)?

Hydrogenated fats are, in fact, very bad for you. Hydrogenation causes typically unsaturated fats to become saturated. Trans fatty acids are also created by the hydrogenation process. To answer you... Read More »

Why are trans unsaturated fats more harmful than unsaturated fats?

In order to make a trans fat, an unsaturated fat must be heated to high temperatures, which greatly increases the rate of oxidation. The amount of oxidated fats in the diet is one of the chief fact... Read More »

What is the function of fats and oil?

Generaly to fry or deep fry veggies, or meat