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Can any doc tell me what's the difference between saturated fat and trans fat?

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Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Fats: Saturated fats are mostly the animal fats. Trans fats are made in the lab and are the reason twinkies last for decades.

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