trans fat

noun

Definition of trans fat

: a fat containing trans-fatty acids

Examples of trans fat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Instead of bombarding and adding hydrogen, the hydrogen in trans fat is rearranged. Bryant Stamford, The Courier-Journal, 24 Mar. 2022 The agency also urged states not to take action for repeat violations of the requirements for food quantities and whole grain-rich foods, as well as for violations of the dietary specifications for calories, saturated fat, sodium and trans fat. Katie Lobosco And Tami Luhby, CNN, 29 Sep. 2021 For instance, eateries now face city Health Department fines of $200 for both exceeding a half-gram of trans fat per serving and being caught offering children soda or other sugary drinks in kids’ meal packages. Rich Calder, WSJ, 16 June 2021 High-quality dark chocolate that will be good for you in moderation contains no milk and shouldn’t have trans fat. Laura Wheatman Hill, chicagotribune.com, 17 Apr. 2021 Eateries now face city Health Department fines of at least $200 for exceeding a half-gram of trans fat per serving and up to $200 fines if they are caught offering children soda or other sugary drinks in kids’ meal packages. Rich Calder, WSJ, 28 Feb. 2021 The grocer sells natural and organic foods that are free of hormones, artificial sweeteners, antibiotics and trans fats. Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN, 3 Feb. 2020 While her husband was in office, Obama helped the USDA usher in requirements demanding that schools offer more fruits and vegetables, abolish trans fats, serve only low-fat milk, and cut back on sodium. Madison Dibble, Washington Examiner, 17 Jan. 2020 But watered with care, skill and possibly love, the show grew into a kind, funny celebration of American life, in particular life in a Midwestern town where no one worries too much about the health effects of trans fats. Tom Gliatto, PEOPLE.com, 23 Dec. 2019 See More

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1978, in the meaning defined above

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3 Apr 2022

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“Trans fat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trans%20fat. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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trans fat

noun

Medical Definition of trans fat

: a fat containing trans-fatty acids

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