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Does It or Doesn't It Contain Hydrogenated Oil?

Does It or Doesn't It Contain Hydrogenated Oil?

Hydrogenated oil is a huge buzz world in the food industry. It's a type of trans fat that many companies and fast food chains are removing from their products because hydrogenated oil has been linked to heart problems, miscarriages, obesity, and belly fat. Let's see if you know which foods to avoid.

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Oreo cookies

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Nestle Toll House refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough

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Spinach Artichoke Chicken Lean Pockets

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Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

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Lay's Classic potato chips

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Wendy's french fries

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Jif Extra Crunchy peanut butter

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Traditional Chex Mix

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almostloli almostloli 8 years
really scary, the bad side effects of hydrogenated oils
NouraBee NouraBee 8 years
4 out of 8 huh so oreo is good and so is layes
elladebella elladebella 8 years
5/8. OOOOh. Now I know.
Schaianne Schaianne 8 years
2/8 I just don't obsess over this stuff - one day it's bad, the next it's ok, etc.
danielle854 danielle854 8 years
3/8. Lesson learned.
Soniabonya Soniabonya 8 years
2/8. guess i have to just finish off my peanut butter jars and oreo packages and not buy those anymore :)
jasmint jasmint 8 years
Eek, 4/8! I only actually knew a couple of these.. Oreos and Jif. My dad made us stop buying processed peanut butter ages ago because of hydrogenated oil, so I've been eating the natural stuff for a while now.
doogirl doogirl 8 years
1/8, I totally bombed it! Everything I thought that didn't have hydrogenated oil did, and vice versa. I suck! I'll do some major label reading!
Calimie Calimie 8 years
7/8! I followed my rule: if it's a famous brand, they don't use it anymore, it's bad publicity. It works most of the time.
lizrocks lizrocks 8 years
Ugh. I'm pregnant and I just bought those exact same Hot Pockets. At least I only ate one of them. Serves me right for not reading labels!
greatscott200 greatscott200 8 years
Well I'm going hom and throwing away alot of crap in my house! 4/8
Beaner Beaner 8 years
My parents live on Hot Pockets! They just don't care about ingredients - only taste.
margokhal margokhal 8 years
LOL. 4/8. Whether or not these foods have hydrogenated oils or not, most of them are still bad for you! I'd be more worried about the high fructose corn syrup content...waay too much fake sugar in the sweet things. Lay's have too much salt (get the Baked ones!); a lot of these products *still* have plenty of fats (and not the good kind) - I mean, we're talking about cookie dough, peanut butter, Chex Mix, and potato chips here... @_@
michlny michlny 8 years
I bombed - but that's b/c I don't eat any of this stuff anyway! W/ or w/o hydrog. oils, it's still processed junk.
gumdrops334 gumdrops334 8 years
it was the ones you didn't expect, and the ones you DID expect didn't have HOs
bethinabox bethinabox 8 years
2/8 Oops, I completely bombed that. Heh.
mscc mscc 8 years
I think this article made a mistake - Hydrogenated oils are not trans fats, which is what this quiz is about. Partially hydrogenated oils are trans fats and man-made. Look up the difference online and tell me if I'm wrong here!
mscc mscc 8 years
Hydrogenated oil and partially hydrogenated oils are not the same. I think this article made that mistake - you really meant to ask about trans fats - which is partially hydrogenated oil. Read about the difference at
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