Consuming too much saturated fat, trans fat, and cholesterol increases your risk for coronary heart disease. Learn what trans fat is and how you can limit the amount of this fat in your diet.
Review Date: January 05, 2015
FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
This information from the American Heart Association helps you learn the facts about fat and eating sensibly. Find out how the "better" fats (monounsaturated and polyunsaturated) can help reduce your risk of heart disease.
Review Date: November 13, 2014
American Heart Association
Can you tell which foods are heart healthy? Do you wonder how you can fit your favorite foods into your diet? By reading labels and looking at total grams of fat and saturated fat, and avoiding all trans-fat, you can enjoy your favorites.
Review Date: April 06, 2015
Women's Heart Foundation
As a consumer, the most important thing to know about trans fat is that it behaves like saturated fat in the body by raising low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or "bad") cholesterol — which can increase your risk of coronary heart disease.
Review Date: January 25, 2013
U.S. Food and Drug Administration