trans fatty acid

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a fatty acid that has been produced by hydrogenating an unsaturated fatty acid (and so changing its shape)

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For example, an editorial In the New England Journal of Medicine In 2014 about trans fatty acids stated, "In the early 1990s, studies began [Italics mine] revealing negative health effects of trans fats, and by the mid-20005, It was clear beyond doubt that trans fats Increase the risk of coronary heart disease.
Mean Trans Fatty Acid and Saturated Fatty Acid Data: Comparison of Label Values With Those Determined by Laboratory Analysis Commodity Type Mean [+ or -] SD (Number of Samples) (g per serving size) Label Laboratory Value Value Trans Fatty Acids Breakfast bars (n=34) 0.
Department of Health and Human Services, Food Labeling; Trans Fatty Acids in Nutrition Labeling; Nutrient Content Claims, and Health Claims; Final Rule, Federal Register, 68(2003) 41434.
Maternal n-3, n-6, and trans fatty acid profile early in pregnancy and term birth weight: a prospective cohort study.
Trans fatty acids are created from vegetable oils through the process of hydrogenation.
Monounsaturated and trans fatty acid classes were not associated with the MetS (P >0.
The researchers reviewed blood samples from over 14,000 adults, and measured trans fatty acid blood levels in 479 men with prostate cancer and 491 age-matched controls.
In general, there were no differences in the median levels of other types of trans fatty acids between cases and controls, Dr.
The ongoing debate regarding the safety of hydrogenated fats and trans fatty acids as well as saturated and unsaturated fats has caused many products to be reformulated.
Caution, therefore, is n eeded when using this or any other fatty acid database to calculate total trans fatty acid intakes, as values calculated will be minimum estimates rather than total intakes.
Association between trans fatty acid intake and 10-year risk of coronary heart disease is the Zutphen Elderly Study: a prospective population-based study.
In relation to the trans fatty acid summation, Figure 1 shows that brand C wafers had values higher than the Brazilian regulation values (g portion [food.
A new FDA labelling regulation will require trans fatty acid content to be listed on nutrition panels from 1 January 2006.
It takes a good understanding of the chemical makeup of fats and knowledge of how the previously reported data was obtained in order to be able to determine the trans fatty acid composition of a product," she notes.