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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.
Canadian task force targets trans fats

Canadian task force targets trans fats

To stay slim and healthy eat sensibly and kick those heels!

To stay slim and healthy eat sensibly and kick those heels!

Colonel Sanders goes to court

Colonel Sanders goes to court

Know your fats because now trans fats are the bad guys

Know your fats because now trans fats are the bad guys

How "good" are those fries? It depends where you live!

How "good" are those fries? It depends where you live!

Fast food giant heading for court

Fast food giant heading for court

First solid data on health effects of a low-fat diet

First solid data on health effects of a low-fat diet

Study continues to support margarine's use in heart-healthy diets

Study continues to support margarine's use in heart-healthy diets

New U.S. Food Guidance System differentiates among types of fat

New U.S. Food Guidance System differentiates among types of fat

Researchers find way to produce cholesterol-lowering snack chips

Researchers find way to produce cholesterol-lowering snack chips

High-fiber cereal can help keep diabetes, heart disease, and stroke at bay

High-fiber cereal can help keep diabetes, heart disease, and stroke at bay

New Dietary Guidelines is the most health-oriented ever

New Dietary Guidelines is the most health-oriented ever

Soy may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

Soy may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

Call for elimination of processed trans fats in the Canadian food supply

Call for elimination of processed trans fats in the Canadian food supply

Walnut supplementation favorably affects cholesterol and other lipids that are signs of cardiovascular risk

Walnut supplementation favorably affects cholesterol and other lipids that are signs of cardiovascular risk