Hydrogenation

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  • Hydrogenation
    • The oils are heated to 60'C with hydrogen and NICKEL catalyst.
      • The hydrogen atoms add across double bonds to form fats that are solid at room temperature.
    • Hydrogenated vegetable oils also have a longer shelf life.
    • Hydrogenation produces more saturated fat, which is harmful to health.
    • Unsaturated
      • Saturated

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