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Are matières grasses végétales partiellement hydrogénées vegan?

Matières grasses végétales partiellement hydrogénées is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is matières grasses végétales partiellement hydrogénées?

"Matières grasses végétales partiellement hydrogénées" is a food ingredient commonly used in processed foods and baked goods. This substance is created by adding hydrogen to vegetable oil, which changes its chemical structure and makes it more solid at room temperature. Partially hydrogenated vegetable fats are often used as a replacement for butter or lard because they are less expensive and have a longer shelf life. However, they are also high in trans fats, which have been linked to an increased risk of heart disease. As a result, many health organizations recommend limiting the consumption of partially hydrogenated vegetable fats.

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