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Vegetable Shortening

What is vegetable shortening?

Vegtable Shortening is a half way solid fat used in food preparation.

How is vegetable shortening made?

It is made from vegetable oils, such as cottonseed oil and soy bean oil, that have been chemically transformed into a solid state. This is done by a process called "hydrogenation."

2 interesting facts about vegetable shortening are…

•Shortening is pretty much just partially hydrogenated oil, and is really really bad for you.

•Vegetable shortening is high in saturated fat, which can increase the risk of heart disease.