Trans Fats


Subject:
Nutrition & Food Safety , Fats

Description:
Fact sheets, statements, and other publications on trans fat (also called trans fatty acids), "formed when liquid vegetable oils go through a chemical process called hydrogenation, in which hydrogen is added to make the oils more solid." Topics include health effects of trans fat, foods that contain trans fat, and FDA labeling rules (effective January 2006) for trans fat. Also provides general materials about fats and healthy eating. From the American Heart Association.

Publisher:
American Heart Association

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3045792


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