The Truth About Trans Fat

Shock, Patti J.
May 2008
Financial & Insurance Meetings;May/Jun2008, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p18
Trade Publication
The article discusses the lowdown about trans fatty acids or trans fat. These fats can be found in vegetable shortenings, crackers, cookies, snack foods, and other foods made with or fried in partially hydrogenated oils. According to research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, trans fats could be a leading cause of obesity and heart disease. Restaurant and hotel companies are banning trans fats including Starbucks and Wendy's.


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