Fats or oils are made up of fatty acids. Despite its bad image, fat has many important functions in our body.
Trans fats are unsaturated fats which behave like saturated fat in the body because of their chemical structure and increase the level of LDL or bad cholesterol.
There are two sources of trans fats, also known as trans fatty acids:
Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is a collective term for the conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels.The most common one is atherosclerosis which is a hardening of the arteries. CVD is one of the emerging problems in India.
Following an eating plan that is low in saturated and trans fat and high in fiber can help you lower your cholesterol and keep your heart and blood vessels healthy.