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trans

(trænts)
n. an automobile. (From transportation.) I don’t have any trans—I can’t get myself anywhere. What are you using for trans these days?
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The FDA demanded that, beginning in 2006, all the food nutrition labels must list the amounts of trans fats.
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Bunge Oils scientists have applied for a patent on a hydrogenation method using a novel catalyst to minimize trans fats.
In fact, the American Heart Association in 2000 published guidelines recommending that the total of all cholesterol raising fats--both trans and saturated--not exceed 10 percent of a person's daily calorie intake.
108 Ficino, excerpta 1, in Allen, 1984, 221, trans.
A single-serve South Beach Harvest Wheat Crust Grilled Chicken & Vegetable Pizza, for example, has just 3 1/2 grams of sat fat, no trans fat, 600 mg of sodium, and a whole-grain crust.
Several bills are now pending in the state Legislature that would regulate the use of trans fats at restaurants, including a bill by Assemblyman Mervyn Dymally, D-Compton, that would give the county authority to restrict trans fats.
As of yet, there isn't a consensus among health professionals about how a diet high in trans fats compares to one heavy in other fats.
For now, your best guess is to suspect high levels of trans fat if "partially hydrogenated oils" are listed as a major ingredient.
Consumers might not realize exactly why trans fat is undesirable to consume.
In 2003, the government announced that it would require Nutrition Facts labels on packaged foods to disclose trans fat.
In recent years, many studies have linked heart disease risk to diets high in margarine, shortening, and other sources of these artificially hardened, trans fatty acids (SN: 5/21/94, p.
Lester, chairman and chief executive officer of Trans Financial Bancorp, stated, "FGC Holding Company provides an excellent opportunity to expand the Trans Financial franchise in eastern Kentucky.
In a major step forward in the fight against trans fats, Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN), the nation's largest family dining chain, today announced an aggressive plan for eliminating trans fat from its menu items.
Starting next year, New York City restaurants will have to prepare their fried foods and baked goods with more healthful oils and fats after the New York City Board of Health voted Tuesday to ban artificial trans fats in city restaurants.