Saturated fatty acids tails are straight, so fat molecules with fully saturated tails can pack tightly against one another. This tight packing results in fats that are solid at room temperature. Also, saturated fats have single bonds between neighboring carbons in the hydrocarbon chain. Transfat, on the under hand only are cis-unsaturated fats that underwent hydrogenation to have qualities that are almost similar to saturated fats.
Distinguish between saturated and unsaturated fats and stinguish between saturated and unsaturated ats and n dis and trans fat molecules.
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