I've got a dumb question for someone who understands biochemistry better than I do:
According to Wikipedia, the body may be incapable of metabolizing trans fats. Lately I've been wondering if body fat deposits caused by large amounts of dietary trans fat could be the reason some of us who have been "paleo" for years, can't seem to lose those last 10 or 15 lbs of stubborn fat stores, no matter what we do. My mom frequently cooked with Crisco, and I ate more than my fair share of Little Debbie Swiss Cake Rolls when I was a kid, so I've consumed plenty of trans fat over the years.
I realize that this question oozes negativity, but for those of us in this category, is it possible that the quest to lose that last bit of stubborn fat is somewhat futile? If our bodies can't metabolize the stuff, does that mean that trans fat stored in the body will remain with you forever?