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When selecting a margarine or spread, check the label for 0 grams of trans fat per serving.
Replacing even a relatively small number of calories from trans fats, saturated fats and refined carbohydrates with an equal number from plant fats also seemed to cut a person’s risk of dying by 10 to 15%, the researchers found.
Junk food is also usually high in added sugars, salt and saturated or trans fats.
Research has shown that saturated and trans fats are more likely to raise a person's blood cholesterol.
This happened when the Food and Drug Administration required trans fats—a harmful type of fat in foods—to be included on the nutrition facts label.
There are reasons why these four nutrients — saturated fat, added sugar, sodium and trans fat—are highlighted in the Dietary Guidelines.
For many years, saturated and trans fats were regarded as the big dietary villains.
These days, most of us will carefully check ingredients lists for gluten and trans fats, demand that our water bottles be made without BPA, and seek out paraben-free, body-safe cosmetics.
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TRANS FAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of trans fat for English Language Learners
: a type of fat that is found especially in some vegetable oils and that is bad for your health
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