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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.
Million Hearts, ACP aim to prevent heart attacks and strokes in five years

Million Hearts, ACP aim to prevent heart attacks and strokes in five years

Trans fats raises stroke risk in women – aspirin lowers risk

Trans fats raises stroke risk in women – aspirin lowers risk

Aspirin may help postmenopausal women reduce risk of trans fat-related stroke

Aspirin may help postmenopausal women reduce risk of trans fat-related stroke

Aspirin may reduce risk of trans fat-related stroke in older women

Aspirin may reduce risk of trans fat-related stroke in older women

AHA Heart-Check mark for almonds

AHA Heart-Check mark for almonds

Patients with GERD benefit from radiofrequency ablation

Patients with GERD benefit from radiofrequency ablation

Olive and sunflower oil fried food not bad for heart: Study

Olive and sunflower oil fried food not bad for heart: Study

Healthy diet keeps the brain sharp

Healthy diet keeps the brain sharp

Omega-3 linked with reduced joint pain and cognitive side effects of breast cancer therapy

Omega-3 linked with reduced joint pain and cognitive side effects of breast cancer therapy

Tufts University introduces MyPlate for Older Adults

Tufts University introduces MyPlate for Older Adults

Journal of the American Dietetic Association publishes new eye-tracking study

Journal of the American Dietetic Association publishes new eye-tracking study

Diet, body weight in young adulthood associated with risk for NHL

Diet, body weight in young adulthood associated with risk for NHL

Energy Star- equivalent nutrition rating system for foods and beverages

Energy Star- equivalent nutrition rating system for foods and beverages

Individuals should act against NCDs

Individuals should act against NCDs

ESC urges European heads of state to prevent chronic non-communicable diseases

ESC urges European heads of state to prevent chronic non-communicable diseases

Natural ruminant trans fats are not detrimental to health

Natural ruminant trans fats are not detrimental to health

Diabetes prevention in five steps: Study

Diabetes prevention in five steps: Study

Study: Modified fat diet might reduce risk of heart disease

Study: Modified fat diet might reduce risk of heart disease

Lance Sandwich Crackers to support JDRF's Walk to Cure Diabetes

Lance Sandwich Crackers to support JDRF's Walk to Cure Diabetes