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Is gehärtetes pflanzliches fett vegan?

Gehärtetes pflanzliches fett is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is gehärtetes pflanzliches fett?

Gehärtetes pflanzliches Fett, translated from German as "hardened vegetable fat," is a processed ingredient derived from plant sources. It undergoes a chemical process called hydrogenation that converts liquid vegetable oil into a more solid form, resulting in a longer shelf life and better texture for food products. However, the hydrogenation process also creates trans fats, which are linked to increased risk of heart disease. As such, gehärtetes pflanzliches Fett has become a controversial ingredient in the food industry, with some countries banning its use altogether.

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