Other than just a number on a cholesterol blood test what are they and why are they bad? As I understand it hydrogenated oils [palm, rapeseed and sunflower] are oils that are treated to solidify them for convenience and are apparently bad for us. Why are they worse than the liquid oil?
Other than being used for commercial purposes, does this class all the spreads and margarines we buy as hydrogenated oil? Does it mean that all those poly/mono unsaturated margarines we were bullied into eating instead of butter over the past decades were triglycerides. Or are triglycerides what our liver produces if we eat margarine and processed foods? And where does that leave Flora and Benecol spreads and yogurt? Or are they just one huge con as I suspect?
For myself I've ignored all the Flora and Benecol propaganda and stuck with butter. It tastes good so it must do you good!!