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Trans Fat: Avoid This Cholesterol Double Whammy


Trans fat is considered by many doctors to be the worst type of fat you can eat. Unlike other dietary fats, trans fat — also called trans-fatty acids — both raises your LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and lowers your HDL (“good”) cholesterol.


A diet laden with trans fat increases your risk of heart disease, the leading killer of men and women. Here’s some information about trans fat and how to avoid it.


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