Search Tag: trans fatty acids

Cardiology Management

Not all Trans Fatty Acids Bad for You

2015 27 Sep

According to a study published in the European Heart Journal , low levels of trans fatty acids (TFAs) may not be as harmful to human health as previously thought, even if industrially produced. The study claims that TFAs may even be beneficial if they occur naturally in foods such as dairy and meat products,. Artificial TFAs are a result of a process... Read more

Cardiology Management

ESC: Trans Fats Not Safe For Consumption

2015 19 Jul

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has welcomed FDA's decision to ban industrial trans fats. FDA has stated that trans fatty acids (TFA) are unsafe for consumption and has provided a three-year compliance period to allow industries to gradually phase out processed food. It is expected that this measure will help reduce cardiovascular disease... Read more

Cardiology Management

ESC: Europe’s Policymakers Call for Action on Industrially Produced TFAs

2015 14 Apr

The impact of industrially produced trans fatty acids (TFAs) on the health of citizens in the European Union (EU) will be debated today by Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), representatives of the European Commission and WHO Europe. The panel debate, which takes place in the European Parliament, Brussels is an initiative of the Members of the... Read more