Consumption of trans fats is associated with increased risk of heart diseases.
Deadly trio of NCDs, CVDs and TFAs need triple dose of better regulations, effective implementation and smarter consumer choices to accomplish the target.
WHO Director General appeals to countries to protect their citizens from industrially produced trans fats, and remove it from the global food system by 2023
Cardiovascular surgeon Dr Naresh Trehan explains how Trans Fats cause heart disease, and why raising awareness about this is critical
Read the nutrition facts /food labels carefully: avoid those that have ‘hydrogenated oils’, ‘partially hydrogenated oils’ or ‘shortenings’ in the ingredients list
Multi-sectoral social, economic and political interventions are a must if the WHO deadline of 2023 to remove the deadly fat from the global food chain is to be met
Hydrogenated Trans Fats in our food cause irreparable harm to our cardiovascular system, killing more than 500,000 people every year. We need to cap it now.
In an exclusive interview, FSSAI CEO Arun Singhal explains how the government plans to cap trans fats at 2 per cent a year before the WHO deadline
Dr Shauna Downs of Rutgers University’s Department of Urban-Global Public Health believes that poorer nations might consume products with more trans fats...
Trans Fats are the most dangerous ingredient in the food chain. Eliminating them from our daily diet can help us lead a healthy and disease-free life.
Given the clear linkages between trans fatty acids or TFA and non-communicable diseases, we must act quickly to cap it, says Dr Rajan Sankar of Tata Trusts.
India plans to cap the amount of this deadly unsaturated fat found across various food sectors before the WHO deadline of 2023. But some loopholes in the draft...
Pushback from the industry and a weak regulator has allowed deadly industrial trans fats to continue in the Indian food chain, says Amit Khurana of the CSE
Despite global warnings, trans fatty acids continue to be a part of our diet. And the biggest villain is the vanaspati still found in almost every Indian...
Dr Shweta Khandelwal explains the dangers of trans fats, and why nutrition is interlinked with so many other variables like fiscal and other policies and the...
Watch Dr Shweta Khandelwal (Head Nutrition Research and Associate Professor, PHFI) talk about how #transfats found in common foods can lead to deadly diseases.
Watch Amit Khurana, Director, Programme, Food Safety and Toxins, Centre for Science and Enviornment (CSE) discuss FSSAI's bid to cap #TransFats & the...
Will COVID-19 lead to a spike in TFA use? Dr Shauna Downs of Rutgers' School of Public Health, explains.
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) CEO Shri Arun Singhal explains how India plans to cap trans fats before the WHO deadline of 2023.
Three eminent experts discuss the health hazards of trans fats, and why it should be eliminated from the global food system