Consider the following differences between Cis fats and Trans fats:

  1. While cis fats are considered good for the body, trans fats are harmful for the body
  2. Melting point for trans fats is higher than that for cis fats

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Unsaturated fats can be either cis fat or trans fat. While cis fats promote good cholesterol and are considered good for the body, trans fats are harmful for the body. Melting point of cis fats is relatively low in comparison to trans fats.

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