In California will by law in 2010 removed all artificial trans fats from food in restaurants, snack bars, … The next year will also supermarket sales of foods with trans fats tasks. …
Many trans fats are unhealthy and unnatural
Reason enough to realize that these bad fats from the food chain should urgently be taken.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, governor of California has approved this law Friday.
“With this we are taking a major step towards a healthier future for California,”said Schwarzenegger at the signing. Because trans fatty acids, formed when hydrogen is added to vegetable oil, increases the cholesterol level. This will include obesity (overweight), but also for cardiovascular disease.
A study several years ago was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, showed that the number of heart attacks with 6 to 19 percent declines as more people have no trans fats in their diet.
California is the first state in the United States with such rules. Moreover, cities like New York and Philadelphia have already banned trans fats.
How are trans fats bad?
Fats produced by hydrogenation or hardening is a widely used vet modification technology. Liquid oils are converted into (semi-) solid fats by saturation of the available double bonds with hydrogen. Not all trans fatty acids they ndus bad. There are also many natural species.
Where are often poor trans fatty acids?
Bad trans fats are found in many fast-food biscuits, some margarines and spreads, snacks, candy, coffee whitener, pizzas, some hamburgers. Sometimes hidden in factory prepackaged unbaked bread or rolls.