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hy·dro·gen·a·tion

(hī'drō-jen-ā'shŭn, hī-droj'ĕ-nā-shŭn),
Addition of hydrogen to a compound, especially to an unsaturated fat or fatty acid; thus, soft fats or oils are solidified or "hardened."

hydrogenation

See reduction, def. 1.

hy·dro·gen·a·tion

(hī-droj'ĕ-nā'shŭn)
Addition of hydrogen to a compound, especially to an unsaturated fat or fatty acid; thus, soft fats or oils are solidified or "hardened."

hy·dro·gen·a·tion

(hī-droj'ĕ-nā'shŭn)
Addition of hydrogen to a compound, especially to an unsaturated fat or fatty acid; thus, soft fats or oils are solidified or "hardened."

hydrogenation (hīdroj´ənā´shən),

n the infusion of hydrogen into a compound. Also called
reduction.

hydrogenation

the process or reaction of combining with hydrogen.
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While TFAs naturally found in milk, cheese, and ruminant meats may be healthy, one might consider staying away from pastries, cookies, snacks, fried foods, margarine, and other processed foods containing unnatural partially hydrogenated vegetable oils.
This is despite the fact that reputable websites such as those of the American Heart Association and the Mayo Clinic describe partially hydrogenated vegetable oil as being the same as trans fat.
But the fact remains that partially hydrogenated vegetable oil is not the same as trans fat.
Better yet, companies should stop using partially hydrogenated vegetable oils or at least use less of them.
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We believe that Nextra offers a healthier, better performing and better tasting alternative to chemically modified partially hydrogenated vegetable oils (PHVOs), the oils that are laden with trans fats.
Greenberg's advice and counsel, we look forward to expanding our customer base to provide the food industry with a healthier, better performing, and better tasting alternative to chemically modified partially hydrogenated vegetable oils (PHVOs).
Snack foods, particularly those containing partially hydrogenated vegetable oils have recently come under intense scrutiny," said Dr.

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