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Tyciol
11-23-2004, 07:15 AM
I've done some chem so I know the difference between saturated and unsaturated fats, but I'd really like to know what everyone thinks trans fats are, and why they're so dangerous.

Saturated fats are bad too, why aren't they bad?

deadheadted
11-23-2004, 07:49 AM
http://www.treelight.com/health/PartiallyHydrogenatedOils.html

Good summary about what they are and why they're so bad