10KeyThings Trans Fat guide

Trans Fat

  • What is Trans Fat?

Trans fat is bad, as high amounts of Trans fat increase the risk of heart diseases and diabetes and more. It is commonly used in processed food items because it provides a longer shelf life and has a good taste. The only thing one can do is avoid it!

  • What are the Sources of Trans Fat?

Check the ingredients of the food to make sure the amounts of it present. Junk food and fast food have loads of Trans fat and are the primary sources of this bad fat.

  • How much Trans Fat should I take?

It is highly recommended that one avoids this fat altogether, but a maximum (this is the limit) of 2 grams in a day can be consumed. Of all the unhealthy fats, this has to be swiped off your diet completely.

  • What can happen if I Dont take Trans Fat?

Not having Trans-fat is the right thing; try to avoid it as much as possible.

You may also like to check on the following, in case, you are unknowingly missing a vital nutrient in your diet that can have significant impact on your kids or your health:

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