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verb[WITH OBJECT]often as adjective hydrogenated
Charge with or cause to combine with hydrogen:‘a process that changes a liquid oil into a solid or hydrogenated fat’
- ‘The oils are hydrogenated - that is, hydrogen is added - in order to make them solid.’
- ‘They are also present in hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated oils found in processed foods.’
- ‘And beef is a source of trans fat because cows hydrogenate fat in their stomachs.’
- ‘Any food containing partially hydrogenated oil is loaded with trans fat.’
- ‘Most restaurants use partially hydrogenated vegetable oils for deep frying.’
- ‘If the saturated tropical oils don't get you, the partially hydrogenated vegetable oils will.’
- ‘Trans fats are produced when vegetable oils are hydrogenated into soft solids.’
- ‘That's margarine, vegetable shortening, partially hydrogenated oils, polyunsaturated vegetable oils.’
- ‘High cholesterol can be caused by a diet high in saturated fat, such as fatty meats and hydrogenated vegetable oils.’
- ‘Only later did research shed light on grim effects of the partially hydrogenated oil in margarine, with results such as higher incidences of heart disease.’
- ‘But the key thing is, I don't like partially hydrogenated oils - those are the bad fats.’
- ‘Look for a brand without added fat, partially hydrogenated oils or additives and preservatives.’
- ‘This involves the addition of hydrogen to the carbon chain thereby removing the double bonds and producing hydrogenated vegetable oils.’
- ‘There are also hydrogenated and fractionated coconut oils.’
- ‘Manufacturers hydrogenate soybean oil to reduce its content of unsaturated fatty acids, particularly linolenic acid, the primary culprit responsible for causing food to become stale or rancid.’
- ‘The protein as well as the crystallisation solution were hydrogenated.’
- ‘Manufacturers hydrogenate oil to make it solid and literally twist the molecule into a form that wreaks havoc in the body.’
- ‘Gram for gram, trans fat - essentially hydrogenated oil - is probably the most toxic food ingredient in the food supply.’
- ‘Artificially hardened vegetable oils (called trans fats or partially hydrogenated vegetable oils) are worse than saturated fats.’
- ‘Plant stanols are produced by hydrogenating sterols.’
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