- The bare facts about fat. Deas, Gerald W. // New York Amsterdam News;08/20/98, Vol. 89 Issue 34, p14
Presents information on health issues, highlighting the risks which are associated with using hydrogenated oils or trans fats in the diet. Details on the food sources of trans fats; Evidence that trans fats are the major cause of coronary heart disease; Importance of knowing that any fats that...
- Check Your Oil. // American Fitness;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p14
Warns consumers of the health risks posed by trans-fatty acids.
- Protecting your family from fats. // Parenting;Jun/Jul98, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p226
Highlights children eating habits, in relation to foods which contains trans fatty acids. Types of foods which contains the acids; Effect of the acids on the body; How to reduce the intake of the acids.
- Americans are cutting back on trans fats. // Women's Nutrition Connection;Apr2012, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p2
The article focuses on a study that was published in the February 8, 2012 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association" which indicates the 58 percent drop in the serum levels of trans-fatty acids (TFAs) among U.S. adults between 2000 and 2009.
- More bad news on trans fat. // Consumer Reports on Health;Sep97, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p105
Presents evidence suggesting that trans fat, found in margarine and other foods made with partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, is nearly as bad for the heart as saturated fat. Details on the study done by Boston researchers about men who reported eating the most margarine; Steps to reduce the...
- IT'S ABOUT TIME! // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jan2001, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p33
Provides information on trans fatty acids in food. Decision of the United States Food and Drug Administration to require the listing of trans fats on food nutrition labels; Health risk of trans fatty acids.
- Junk food supersizes babies. // Fit Pregnancy;Apr/May2012, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p30
The article focuses on a study conducted on nearly 1,400 second-trimester mothers and published in a previous issue of the "American Journal of Clinical Nutrition" which found that there are more chances of having an extra-large baby if a woman eats more trans fats during her pregnancy.
- Diet Dictators. Forbes, Steve // Forbes Asia;10/30/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 18, p14
The article reports on the plans of several U.S. states in 2006 to ban trans fatty acids (TFAs) in local restaurants. Foods with TFAs include french fries, doughnuts and salad dressings. Doctor Elizabeth Whelan stated in an article published in the New York Post periodical that claims about the...
- In the News. Chipley, Abigail // Vegetarian Times;Mar2000, Issue 271, p16
Presents information on several issues about food and nutrition. Information on trans fat; Ability of French to consume diet rich in fat while evading heart disease; Revision of dietary guidelines; Details on the 21st century kitchen.