Thursday 2 February 2012

Undesirable Effects-Cholesterol Levels-Processed Foods-Trans Fats

Natural trans fat may not boost 'bad' cholesterol

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The artificial Trans Fats that once abounded in processed foods have become notorious for their undesirable effects on Cholesterol levels. But a small clinical trial suggests that natural trans fats may not do the same damage. When 61 healthy women followed a diet with a hefty dose of natural trans fats for four weeks, researchers found there were no changes in the women's LDL ("bad") cholesterol and only small changes in HDL, or "good," cholesterol, in some women. ... read more..

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