Other public health measures that coincided with the restrictions on trans-fatty acids
, such as bans on smoking in parks, beaches and pedestrian walkways, could also have affected rates of cardiovascular events, but the researchers remain convinced that trans-fatty acid
restriction is an important factor.
Yasuda et al., "Trans-fatty acid
promotes thrombus formation in mice by aggravating antithrombogenic endothelial functions via Toll-like receptors," Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, vol.
Robledo de Dios, "Trans-fatty acid
content of food products in Spain in 2015," Gaceta Sanitaria, vol.
A new law that will standardise the amount of trans-fatty acid
in packaged foods at five per cent of the total fat will be implemented in six months.
Zhang, "Effects of frying on the trans-fatty acid
formation in soybean oils," European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, vol.
"We wonder whether this naturally occurring trans-fatty acid
in dairy fats may partly mimic the normal biologic role of its cis counterpart, cis-palmitoleic acid, a fatty acid that is produced in the body.
Demand for these low trans-fatty acid
oilseeds is rocketing, with retailers such as McDonalds, Burger King and several supermarkets keen to reduce cholesterol based health issues.
As I sit down with a trans-fatty acid
disguised as an Oreo and a cup of tea to contemplate the recent ups and downs of our prime minister, I find myself surprised about how predictable he really has been.
content of some high fat foods [Honours thesis].
In November of 1999, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed requiring the inclusion of trans-fatty acid
content on food labels.
But that process creates trans-fatty acid
, believed to be a cholesterol threat.
Only a few countriesDenmark, Austria, Switzerland and Iceland - have gone down the legislative route and forced industry to limit the amount of trans-fatty acid
used in foodstuff.