Evaluation of fatty acid content of some Iranian fast foods with emphasis on trans fatty acids.

  title={Evaluation of fatty acid content of some Iranian fast foods with emphasis on trans fatty acids.},
  author={Seddigheh Asgary and Bahar Nazari and Nizal Sarrafzadegan and Sahar Parkhideh and Salbali Saberi and Ahmad Esmaillzadeh and Leila Azadbakht},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={18 2},
Although the disadvantages of trans fatty acids (TFAs) are widely mentioned, limited data are available on the TFAs contents of Iranian foods, including fast foods. The aim of this study was to quantify the amounts of common fatty acids in several fast foods in Iran, with specific focus on TFAs. The most commonly consumed fast foods in Iran: sausage, calbas, hamburgers and pizzas, were randomly selected seven times from products available in supermarkets and restaurants. Each time a 10 g sample… CONTINUE READING


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