Trans fat has been a major problem lately and it has also been circulating in media. The new rule by the US government of labelling the products which contain trans fat and since then restaurants and foods have been trying to get rid of the trans fat from their products. People are not aware of the harm that these fats can cause and they do not know the damaging properties of them.
Trans fats are basically super saturated fats which contain an extra molecule which is added during manufacturing of it which makes it even worse than the saturated fats. The process that this trans fat goes through makes it much more shelf stable this process makes this fat an extremely convenient option for the restaurants and snack foods because they do not break down like the usual fat. But the question arises that when does this fat becomes inconvenient. It becomes inconvenient when it causes a lot of damage to the human body. They are extremely dangerous for health and should be avoided at all times.
Trans fats have an extremely bad effect on the blood cholesterol levels and they help in raising the levels of bad cholesterol in the human body. You might think that there are other tons of foods like eggs and other which cause this, but trans fat is even worse than having a plate full of bacon because trans fat not only raises the level of bad cholesterol, it decreases the levels of good cholesterol. By this phenomena your body is harmed in not just one, but two ways. They have an unnatural effect on the body.
If you are worried now about not knowing which foods contain trans fat, then you do not need to worry because it is compulsory to state on the food if it contains trans fat. This is basically a new revolution because all the restaurants, frozen foods and dinners as well as snack food owners are now renovating their recipes. Now you will be aware of the foods which contain these and by knowing that the recipes are changing you have more options that are healthy and they can be identified easily.
If you want to completely get rid of the trans fat from your diet, then you must take some time out and read the labels and also the information that is present on the restaurant menu cards. Be careful and check the amount of trans fat each food contains. If your favorite food contains trans fat then you must get rid of it immediately. You must know that trans fats are dangerous and you should completely eliminate them.