What are partially hydrogenated oils?

Answer Partially hydrogenated oils are processed oils used by food manufacturers to replace more expensive ingredients. They are considered harmful to the human body and cause several serious health condi... Read More »

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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 »

What is partially hydrogenated tallow triglyceride?

Partially hydrogenated tallow triglyceride is liquid fat with hydrogen added to it, which makes it solid at room temperature and enables a longer shelf life, i.e., margarine or shortening.Triclycer... Read More »

What does partially hydrogenated mean?

Partially hydrogenated describes monounsaturated and polyunsaturated oils with added hydrogen atoms. Double-bonded carbon molecules typically comprise unsaturated fats. Manufacturers include hydrog... Read More »

Do hydrogenated oils penetrate hair?

The absorption of oils into the hair shaft is dependent mainly on the porosity of the outer-most layer of the hair, known as the cuticle. Natural oils are often hydrogenated to create a solid textu... Read More »