What is all the fuss about trans fatty acids?

Sinclair, Andrew, Crowe, Timothy and Cameron-Smith, David 2006, What is all the fuss about trans fatty acids?, Chemistry in Australia, vol. 73, no. 10, pp. 13-15.

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Title What is all the fuss about trans fatty acids?
Author(s) Sinclair, Andrew
Crowe, Timothy
Cameron-Smith, David
Journal name Chemistry in Australia
Volume number 73
Issue number 10
Start page 13
End page 15
Publisher Royal Australian Chemical Institute
Place of publication Melbourne, Vic.
Publication date 2006-11
ISSN 0314-4240
Keyword(s) trans fatty acids
Trans fatty acids -- Health aspects
unsaturated fatty acids in human nutrition
linoleic acid
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Prevention
lipids in human nutrition
Nutritionally induced diseases -- Prevention
Summary The level of trans-monounsaturated fatty acids in manufactured foods is largely unknown, however the survey showed the levels varied from 0.5% to 22.5% of total fatty acids in 55 foods tested. This survey data shows that these fatty acids raise blood cholesterol levels even more than saturated fat, which made labelling of foods for trans fatty acids mandatory.
Language eng
Field of Research 111199 Nutrition and Dietetics not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30009068

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