Trans fats are created when liquid oils are I transformed into solids through a process called hydrogenation.

Trans fats are prevalent in many processed foods because they add to a product's shelf life and increase flavor stability.

Most of the foods that contain trans fats should be eaten in moderation anyway-even if they didn't contain trans fats.

Trans fats are often found in deep-fried restaurant foods, as well as in doughnuts, cookies, cakes and muffins.

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