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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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This book is a courageous attempt to simultaneously acknowledge the differences between non-trans feminists and trans people while at the same time shifting the focus of analysis towards points of commonality stemming from the functioning of gender as a systemic power relation "oppressing bodies, experiences and identities".
Few studies have attempted to compare the health effects of natural trans to artificial trans, possibly because the intake of natural trans is typically low.
In fact, the growth in the use of trans fats, which are created by mixing hydrogen with vegetable oil through the process known as hydrogenation, is the result in part of previous efforts of the very same public scolds such as the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) that are now beating the drums against the use of trans fats.
When blended with pure soybean oil, the experimental oils produced soft margarines containing 5 to 6 percent trans fats, which could make a product that qualifies for a label of zero grams trans fats, the researchers point out in an upcoming Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
gov/oc/initiatives/transfat/) posts examples of food labels with information on trans fats, which will help you determine where to look for this important data.
88 Alain de Lille, Deplanctu naturae 121-22 (prose); trans.
The Lanterns of the King of Galilee: A Novel of 18th-Century Palestine , by Ibrahim Nasrallah, trans Nancy Roberts (AUC Press)
In fact, we're hoping that the brands shown here will start dumping their trans any minute now.
The scientific evidence is quite strong that trans fats contribute to cardiovascular disease, the No.
Small Unit Category Winner: 96th Trans Co, Ft Hood, TX Runner-up: HHC, 89th MP Bde, Ft Hood, TX
Even though hydrogenation of oils generates trans fats, the Food and Drug Administration allows foods containing hydrogenated oils to be listed as "trans-free" if they contain less than half a gram of trans per serving.
Over the past several years, evidence has continued to mount against the food component called trans fat.
One fat that is particularly powerful in its artery-clogging, coronary-heart disease promoting impact--trans fat or trans fatty acids--isn't even mentioned at all on Nutrition Labels.
TAKING their lead from New York City, some Los Angeles City Council members want to enact a citywide ban on trans fat in restaurants.