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As well as other nutrients such as vitamin E, vegetable oils contain essential fatty acids,
needed for metabolic purposes. It provides energy. Vegetable oils are usually unsaturated,
and animal fats saturated. Unsaturated fats have lower melting points. Most vegetable oils
are liquid at room temperature and animal fats are solids.…

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cholesterol.) Trans fats also increases the blood levels of two more artery cloggers -
triglycendes and lipoprotein(a). All of these elements work together to clog arteries, causing
an increased risk of coronary heart disease. There are also other health problems attributed
to eating trans fats, such as cancer and diabetes…


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