• Ban on trans fats likely to benefit public health

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Shauna Downs Lauren Chenarides
    Increasing evidence has shown that trans fats, or partially hydrogenated oils, are associated with numerous health risks, such as CVD, coronary heart disease, stroke and elevated LDL cholesterol levels, yet many patients may be unaware of their detrimental effects, according to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.
    In response to the threat that trans fats impose on public health, WHO recently called for the elimination of trans-fatty acids from the global food supply by 2023 and offered a guide that provides steps for...
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