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What foods contain hydrogenated oils?

Grant Cooper, MD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Highly processed foods, such as potato chips, cookies, some ice cream, fast food, and packaged and canned foods, contain large amounts of hydrogenated oils in order to extend shelf life. When oils are hydrogenated -- a process that makes the oil more solid, as is commonly done in the production of margarine -- their linoleic acid is converted into trans-fatty acids, which are harmful to the body. These foods should be eaten sparingly or eliminated entirely from your diet.
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