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Trans Fat Facts and Fiction

Trans Fat Facts and Fiction

Not all fats are alike. Some are needed for good for your health. Other fats such as trans fats, you should eat less of. Trans fats are also called trans fatty acids. Most trans fats are found in processed food. But some are found naturally in meat and dairy products.

1. Most of the trans fats found in food is made from a process called hydrogenation. What does it do?
2. You can 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:
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