Trans fats, those nasty food additives that raise your bad cholesterol (LDL) while lowering the good kind (HDL) have been in heath advocates' sights for some time now. Trans fats are a major contributor to increased risk of stroke and heart disease, but the food industry just can't seem to shake them. Why? They're cheap to produce, and last a very, very long time. And they help create the textures and flavors that a lot of consumers say they like.
So, despite recent progress, there's still an awful lot of trans fat lurking in your average grocery store. The Center for Science in the Public Interest examined some of the most popular food products on the market. Click through to find the ten worst trans fat offenders.
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