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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Not everyone is aware of the carcinogenic properties of ready-meals with synthetic oils and transfats. Fresh is best -- and of course Cypriot cuisine is brilliant for this.
Britannia was the first Indian Food Company to remove transfats from its entire portfolio and has taken the lead in providing micronutrient fortification in 47 per cent of its products.
She said the hotel will also liaise with the City Public Health department to make sure its menu conforms to food safety standards.The CEO said the guidelines in its menu is to keep off uncertified products such as hydrogenated transfats, mono sodium glutamate, chemical preservatives artificial sweeteners and food colourings.
For example, fortification with iron, zinc, vita- mins A, D, B and by helping to reduce sugar, salt and transfats in what people are already eating.
For example, fortification with iron, zinc, vitamins A, D, B and by helping to reduce sugar, salt and transfats in what people are already eating.
"We can tax salt, sugar or transfats but not the food itself.how do you define fast food?," she asked.
The product is free from gluten, dairy, nuts, added oil, GMOs, preservatives, transfats and cholesterol, and it uses nothing artificial.
Consuming too many transfats, found in foods like cake and biscuits, may interfere with the delicate signalling between male and female hormones.
Children are notoriously difficult to feed, and the temptation, when they are very young, is to just give them one of the hundreds of snack foods (chichirya) which they quickly take on because of the colorful, quirky shapes (animals always do the trick), loaded with the sugar and transfats that make them so addictive.
A big change to the recipes came in 2005 when transfats were removed.