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Medical News: AHA: Trans Fats Raise Cholesterol Regardless of Source - in Meeting Cover... - 1 views

    NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 10 -- Gram for gram, trans fatty acid from milk and meat may be as bad for the heart as it is from processed foods, Dutch researchers found.

    In a randomized trial, a diet containing a high quantity of trans fats significantly increased cholesterol levels across the board whether from natural or "industrial" sources (P=0.014 to P<0.001), Ingeborg A. Brouwer, Ph.D., of VU University Amsterdam, and colleagues reported here at the American Heart Association meeting.
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