Trans Fat Health News

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5/22/2017
Americans Skeptical of Corporate-Backed Health Research

Study finding a red flag for scientists competing for dwindling funding sources for their work

4/12/2017
Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Rate

Pending FDA regulations should remove nearly all of this unhealthy substance from your diet, experts say

9/23/2015
Not All Trans Fats Harm the Heart, German Study Contends

Those found naturally in dairy, meat products may help, while low levels of artificial trans fats might not hurt

8/12/2015
Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say

But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

6/17/2015
Trans Fats From Foods May Worsen Memory, Study Finds

Men who ate more performed poorly on word recall test

6/16/2015
FDA Tells Food Industry to Stop Using Artificial Trans Fats

Agency gives manufacturers three years to remove them from all foods sold to Americans

11/18/2014
Trans Fats May Sap Your Memory

Researchers report that men who consumed more of them did worse on word recall test

10/22/2014
Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats

Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids

7/16/2012
New York's Trans-Fat Ban Is Working: Study

Customers consumed less heart-harming fat after strict restaurant limits imposed

6/25/2012
'Dessert' With Breakfast Boosts Weight Loss: Study

But several nutritionists disagree with the finding

3/15/2012
Could Trans Fats Make You Cranky?

The more of the unhealthy dietary fat people ate, the greater their irritability, aggression, study shows

3/1/2012
Trans Fats May Raise Stroke Risk in Older Women

Study found those who ate the most had 39% greater chance of trouble, though aspirin use helped

10/24/2011
Do You Really Read Nutrition Labels?

You might if they were better positioned, researchers say