Vanaspati is white and grainy textured fat which is made from vegetable oils which are converted to solid form by the process of hydrogenation.
Choose vanaspati from a trusted brand and buy packaged ones rather than buying from open containers.
Vanaspathi can have negative effects on heart health as it raises bad cholesterol levels and reduces good cholesterol levels in the body. It may increase the risk of diabetes. It can increase the risk breast cancer.(1)
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