Trans Fats

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Animal Nutrition - Fat
... A molecule of dietary fat typically consists of several fatty acids (containing long chains of carbon and hydrogen atoms), bonded to a glycerol ... Fats may be classified as saturated or unsaturated depending on the detailed structure of the fatty acids involved ... Saturated fats have all of the carbon atoms in their fatty acid chains bonded to hydrogen atoms, whereas unsaturated fats have some of these carbon atoms double-bonded, so their molecules have relatively fewer ...
Trans Fat - Health Risks - Coronary Heart Disease
... The primary health risk identified for trans fat consumption is an elevated risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) ... per year in the United States are attributable to the consumption of trans fats ... A comprehensive review of studies of trans fats published in 2006 in the New England Journal of Medicine reports a strong and reliable connection between trans fat ...
Trans Fat
... Trans fat is the common name for unsaturated fat with trans-isomer (E-isomer) fatty acid(s) ... configuration of a double carbon-carbon bond, trans fats are sometimes monounsaturated or polyunsaturated, but never saturated ... Trans fats do exist in nature but also occur during the processing of polyunsaturated fatty acids in food production ...
Mary G. Enig - Dietary Views
... Further information Saturated fat and cardiovascular disease controversy Enig was an early researcher of trans fatty acids, warning of their dangers before they were widely ... Enig believes that trans-fats lower the beneficial type of cholesterol (HDL) and pushed for improved labeling of trans fats on products, which has now ... medical community that consumption of saturated fats contributes to heart disease ...
Cooking Oil - Health and Nutrition - Trans Fats
... Unlike other dietary fats, trans fats are not essential, and they do not promote good health ... The consumption of trans fats increases one's risk of coronary heart disease by raising levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol and lowering levels of "good" HDL cholesterol ... Trans fats from partially hydrogenated oils are more harmful than naturally occurring oils ...

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