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Vegetable Oils: Beware of Common Fats That Are Even More Dangerous Than Trans Fats

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola

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  • Before 1900, American housewives cooked exclusively with lard and butter. The first product containing trans fats—hardened vegetable oil—was Crisco, introduced in 1911


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