What is trans fats?

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Trans fats are a type of fatty acid. It is an unsaturated fatty acid. Trans fats can be found naturally. Especially the fat in ruminant meats such as cows and buffaloes (including milk from these two animals). Because these animals have enzymes that react with unsaturated fatty acids. This causes unsaturated fats to become food. But the amount found naturally is very small.

          But the most common from food processing. Which is partially hydrogenated into oils that are high in unsaturated fatty acids. Such as vegetable oils, vegetable fats, to make the oil solid or semi-liquid. UFABET The trans fats from the hydrogenation process can be found in the margarine or shortening industry, margarine, non-dairy creamer, etc.

 Trans fats increase bad cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides. It also results in a decrease in the amount of good fat (HDL) in the body. Cause the body to have a high amount of saturated fat and cholesterol leading to atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease including cerebrovascular disease. It can be said that are a silent threat.         

Therefore, it is recommended that. Shouldn’t eat food that has more than 1 percent of energy. Which the average energy that should be received is 2,000 kcal per day in males. 

This indicates that no more than 2.2 grams per day should be consumed, or 0.5 grams (500 milligrams) per serving.