trans fat

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trans fat

 (trăns)
n.
1. A trans fatty acid.
2. Trans fatty acids considered as a group.
Translations
Transfettsäure

trans fat

(fam) trans fatty acid. V. fatty acid.
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The results are impressive, given that the study focused on trans fatty acid bans in restaurants, as opposed to complete bans that included food bought in stores,' added senior author Tamar S Polonsky, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago.
Trans fatty acids, or trans fats, are commonly found in fried foods, chips, crackers and baked goods.
Eat a diet rich in fruits and vegetables; choose whole-grain, high-fiber foods; limit intake of saturated fat, cholesterol, alcohol, sodium and sugar; and avoid trans fatty acids (See "A Heart Healthy Diet for Women").
Effect of dietary trans fatty acids on high-density and low density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in healthy subjects.
Instead, the new recommendation is to emphasize the use of healthful fats (such as olive oil and nuts), while avoiding harmful fats (such as trans fatty acids).
BANNING trans fatty acids in Britain would save lives, according to new research.
The practice of repeated deep frying in the same oil at the commercial food outlets causes high accumulation of Trans fatty acids and other carcinogenic by products.
5 Low in fat and calories, tuna is a great substitute for meat and dairy products that are higher in saturated fats and trans fatty acids.
KEY WORDS: Cardiovascular disease Coronary heart disease Dietary fats Trans fatty acid South Asia.
They use it for their french fries, burgers, salad dressings and baked goods, exchanging it for trans fatty acidladen genetically engineered soybean oil.
The article attributes the reduction in trans fat in the food supply--and thus in the diets of Vancouver children--to the voluntary labelling and removal of trans fatty acids (TFA) by industry.
Portier said additional studies are under way to examine blood levels of trans fatty acids in other adult racial and ethnic groups as well as in children and adolescents.