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Trans fat (also known as trans fatty acids) is a specific type of fat formed when liquid oils are made into solid fats like shortening and hard margarine. However, a small amount of trans fat is found naturally, primarily in some animal-based foods.
UCLA cardiology expert offers simple tips for heart healthy lifestyle

UCLA cardiology expert offers simple tips for heart healthy lifestyle

Replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats in diet can confer substantial health benefits

Replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats in diet can confer substantial health benefits

Walnut consumption linked to reduced risk of developing physical function impairments in older women

Walnut consumption linked to reduced risk of developing physical function impairments in older women

Study: Mediterranean diet high in vegetable fats does not lead to weight gain compared to low-fat diet

Study: Mediterranean diet high in vegetable fats does not lead to weight gain compared to low-fat diet

Study: Current dietary guidelines give wrong idea about effects of consuming Mediterranean diet fats

Study: Current dietary guidelines give wrong idea about effects of consuming Mediterranean diet fats

New report finds 'double burden of malnutrition’ in South East Asia

New report finds 'double burden of malnutrition’ in South East Asia

Diet diversity associated with lower diet quality and worse metabolic health

Diet diversity associated with lower diet quality and worse metabolic health

Recent ban on trans fats may not affect the food industry, says food scientist

Recent ban on trans fats may not affect the food industry, says food scientist

Experts at West Virginia University welcome FDA’s ban on trans fat

Experts at West Virginia University welcome FDA’s ban on trans fat

Higher consumption of dietary trans fatty acids may affect memory

Higher consumption of dietary trans fatty acids may affect memory

Researchers examine use of natural experiments to evaluate obesity-related outcomes

Researchers examine use of natural experiments to evaluate obesity-related outcomes

Genetically modified soybean oil has fewer negative metabolic consequences than regular soybean oil

Genetically modified soybean oil has fewer negative metabolic consequences than regular soybean oil

New WHO guidelines advise lowering sugar intake

New WHO guidelines advise lowering sugar intake

SLU researchers halt fatty liver disease in animal model

SLU researchers halt fatty liver disease in animal model

Vanderbilt's Stacey Kendrick suggests nine simple steps for healthier heart

Vanderbilt's Stacey Kendrick suggests nine simple steps for healthier heart

Study warns that trans fats may be bad for the memory

Study warns that trans fats may be bad for the memory

Dietary linoleic acid lowers risk of coronary heart disease

Dietary linoleic acid lowers risk of coronary heart disease

Quality of U.S. diet shows improvement, but expands gap in overall diet quality between rich and poor

Quality of U.S. diet shows improvement, but expands gap in overall diet quality between rich and poor

Study shows impact of nutrition rating systems on supermarket food sales

Study shows impact of nutrition rating systems on supermarket food sales

Eating beans, peas, chickpeas can increase fullness, may lead to better weight management

Eating beans, peas, chickpeas can increase fullness, may lead to better weight management