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What Are Trans Fats, Anyway?

What Are Trans Fats, Anyway?

Health
We’ve all heard the term “trans fat,” but what does it really mean? Chances are, if you’ve ever eaten a packaged food, you’ve consumed trans fat. That’s because trans fats are an inexpensive and easy way for manufacturers to make their foods last longer on store shelves and in your kitchen pantry. In this video, we’re explaining everything you’ve ever wanted to know about trans fat.RELATED: 13 Healthy High-Fat Foods You Should Eat MoreWhile trans fats can keep a package of Twinkies from spoiling, they’re not good for your health. Trans fat can raise your LDL or bad cholesterol and lower your HDL or good cholesterol. What’s more, they can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke.If you look at a packaged food label and don’t see “trans fat” as an ingredient, look closer: The sneaky typ
Podcast: Danny Kelly's Trans Europe Express – Sunday, November 12

Podcast: Danny Kelly's Trans Europe Express – Sunday, November 12

Sports
Danny KellySunday, November 12, 2017Danny Kelly is joined by Gabriele Marcotti to take a look at all the big football news from the continent.They discuss Northern Ireland’s agonising World Cup play-off aggregate defeat to Switzerland, the European nations to look out for at next summer’s tournament and Gab gives us his views on a selection of Europe’s biggest club sides.This week’s European cult hero is the former Bulgarian international defender Trifon Ivanov and Tim Vickery joins the show to tell us all the news from South America.Plus, there’s also time to preview the remaining international play-offs.Listen above, or click here to download the podcast from iTunes.Let's block ads! (Why?)