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Trans Fat Facts and Fiction

Not all fats are alike. Some are needed for good for your health. Other fats such as trans fats should not be part of a health diet. Most trans fats--also called trans fatty acids--are found in processed food. But some are found naturally in meat and dairy products.

1. Most of the trans fats used is made during a process called partial hydrogenation. What does it do?
2. You might find trans fats in:
3. Your best daily dose of trans fat is:
4. Trans fats can lead to heart disease because:
5. The FDA requires that:
6. The best way to avoid trans fats is:
Online Medical Reviewer: Dansinger, Michael MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Poulson, Brittany, MDA RDN CD CDE
Online Medical Reviewer: Wojcik, Stacey, MBS, BSN, RN
Date Last Reviewed: 5/1/2023
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