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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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Products that contain zero grams of transfat include Lay's and Ruffles potato chips, Fritos corn chips, Rold Gold pretzels, and the new line of "natural" snacks rolled out in May.
Unlike traditional cheese, butterfat is removed and replaced with soy oil, thereby eliminating cholesterol and transfat acids.
All products," says Comi, "have always been zero transfat.
For example, three Waimea Wheats have 70 calories (20 calories from fat), total fat 2g, (saturated fat 1g, transfat 0g), cholesterol 0mg, sodium 65mg, total carbohydrates 12g (dietary fiber 1g, sugars 0g) and protein 2g.
WASHINGTON -- As Americans wrestle to take off those stubborn pounds, anti-obesity legislation is piling up like layers of transfat in the halls of the nation's Capitol.
grams of transfat or sugar in a product qualifies it as fat-free or sugar-free
In addition, the supplier is changing its packaging to include a transfat content line on the nutrition label of its core brands.
Using nondried ingredients for a more flavorful and healthful product, the wraps are transfat free and a good source of fiber.
Kidzbar contains no transfat, lactose, gluten, artificial flavors, colors or preservatives, has four grams of sugar carbohydrates, eight grams of protein and five grams of fiber, and contains 18 vitamins and minerals.
A Burger King spokesman said: "In the UK we changed to near-zero per cent transfat frying oil in 2005.
All its food is cooked using the UK's number one frying oil, which has no hydrogenated fat, is virtually transfat free, additive free and has been a Fryer's favourite since 1954.