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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Trans fat, an unsaturated fat, is of two types:A natural and artificial.
KARACHI -- Six countries restricted industrially produced trans fat since 2018, and another 24 countries, including the European Union, recently adopted trans fat regulations that will come into effect over the next two years.
Researchers compared the trans fat levels in blood samples from New Yorkers before and after the ban, using records from a city health survey taken in 2004 and 2013.
Summary: UAE to ban trans fat by 2023; manufacturers told to replace trans fat with healthier fat
Three New Jersey companies have agreed to limit industrially produced trans fat to 2 grams per 100 grams of fat or oil in their products by 2023.
KARACHI -- International Food and Beverage Alliance (IFBA) has committed to align with the WHO target to eliminate industrially produced trans fat from the global food supply by 2023.
World Health Organization (WHO) has welcomed the commitment by the International Food and Beverage Alliance (IFBA) to align with the WHO target to eliminate industrially produced trans fat from the global food supply by 2023.
The WHO estimates more than 500,000 deaths annually from cardiovascular diseases due to trans fat intake.
Centara Hotels & Resorts has taken the step to completely eliminate trans fat across the group's food & beverage operations, supporting a healthier food policy.
The announcement came after the majority of Canadian members of Parliament supported the law that would completely rid food products of artificial trans fat within two years -the grace period given to domestic manufacturers and retailers in Canada.
Trans fat is formed when hydrogen is added to liquid vegetable oils during food manufacturing, creating partially hydrogenated oils that remain solid at room temperature.
In Denmark, the first country to mandate restrictions on industrially-produced trans fats, the trans fat content of food products declined dramatically and cardiovascular disease deaths declined reasonably.

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