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An unsaturated fat with carbon-carbon double bonds in the trans configuration, especially one prepared by partial hydrogenation, associated with an elevated risk of coronary heart disease.
It contains no partially hydrogenated oils or trans-fat and is a great microwave snack.
Burger King's Chicken Whopper, if you order it with out mayonnaise, has 420 calories with 80 calories from fat, but it contains trans fat, and many people are trying to avoid trans fat.
The suggested replacements for such fats were products such as trans fat and Olestra, both of which are now known to be more deleterious than saturated fat.
Eating a lot of trans fat increases your risk of heart disease, and it's not a fat that your body needs for functioning.
Some small amount of trans fat is present in meat, but the vast majority of trans fat in most people's diets comes from processed foods made with hydrogenated oils.
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