Trans fatty acids and cardiovascular disease.

  title={Trans fatty acids and cardiovascular disease.},
  author={D. Mozaffarian and M. Katan and A. Ascherio and M. Stampfer and W. Willett},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={354 15},
  • D. Mozaffarian, M. Katan, +2 authors W. Willett
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • The intake of trans fat has been associated with coronary heart disease, sudden death from cardiac causes, and diabetes. This article reviews the evidence for physiological and cellular effects of trans fatty acids, unsaturated fatty acids with at least one double bond in the trans configuration. The authors consider the feasibility and potential implications of reducing or eliminating the consumption of trans fatty acids from partially hydrogenated vegetable oils in the United States. 
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