French Fries, Chips

Here and to give up because greasy food is not only important to stay slim. It also helps to cardio-vascular avoid disease.

Because of this is responsible for TRANS fat, the hide, especially in Fast Food are often. Why is this so?

Cholesterol deposits in the arteries

French fries, Chips, biscuits and cakes: they are not only thick, but have another thing in Common.

All this industrially processed food TRANS-fats include.

In the conventional condition of Oils, no TRANS-containing fats. They can be caused by natural as well as food-technological processes – for example, in the hardening of Oils, but also when to long or to strong Heating of unsaturated fatty acids.

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But what makes TRANS fats so dangerous?

“You increase the ‘bad’ cholesterol in the blood,” explains Prof. Dr. Ingo Froböse from the centre for health at the German sport University in Cologne.

Due to the large Lipid content of the cholesterol stored in the veins and can lead to arteries clogging. Thus, it is also seizures, the risk of stroke, heart disease, Infarction or arterial occlusive diseases of the organ vessels increases.

Consumption of TRANS fat limit

The German nutrition society therefore recommends that the daily amount of TRANS fatty acids to keep as low as possible. You should make up less than one percent of the food energy.

To bypass TRANS fats entirely, however, is difficult.

“Better is the consumption of foods high in TRANS fat not to overdo content and the selection of food a bit more aware of issues,” recommends Prof. Dr. Ingo Froböse.

Deep-fried products, Bakery and confectionery, or ready-made meals should be consumed only in moderation.

Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)

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