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Old 08-30-2006, 10:23 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by Andy M.
Crisco is hydrogenated vegetable oil - shortening. If it's yellow, it's probably butter flavored Crisco.
Sorry I wasn't clear Andy M. yes I was speaking about butter flavored Crisco. I am just curious about it's make-up and how it affects our insides...



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Old 08-31-2006, 08:20 AM   #42
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Vegetable oils are treated with hydrogen (hydrogenated) to make them solid at room temperature. Shortening is said to reduce good cholesterol (HDL) and increase bad cholesterol (LDL).

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