What is 'dietary-food' and 'trans- fat'?

Dietary or Diet food refers to any food or beverage whose recipe is altered to reduce fat, carbohydrates, and sugar in order to lose weight to help people slim. 

Examples- Fruit, vegetables, legumes (lentils and beans), nuts, and whole grains (unprocessed maize, millet, oats, wheat, and brown rice).

Trans fat, also known as trans-unsaturated fatty acids or trans-fatty acids, are a form of unsaturated fat that occurs both natural and artificial forms in small amounts in meat and milk fat.

It has certain chemical properties and is usually found in processed foods such as baked goods, snack foods, fried foods, margarine, and certain vegetable oils.


Trans fats raise LDL "bad" cholesterol and they also lower HDL "good" cholesterol. Eating of trans fat increases blood cholesterol levels and the risk of cardiac disease.


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Updated on: 06-Apr-2023


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