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Is hydrogenated palm fat vegan?

Hydrogenated palm fat is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is hydrogenated palm fat?

Hydrogenated palm fat is a type of vegetable fat that has been processed to make it more stable and solid at room temperature. This is achieved through the addition of hydrogen atoms, which changes the chemical structure of the fat. Hydrogenated palm fat is commonly used as an ingredient in processed foods such as baked goods, snacks, and margarine due to its low cost, long shelf life, and ability to enhance texture and flavor. However, it has been linked to negative health effects such as an increased risk of heart disease, as it contains high levels of saturated fat.

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