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Trans fats in fast food can cause weight gain, belly fat, type 2 diabetes and heart disease
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"[F]ast food from major chains in most countries still contains unacceptably high levels of industrially produced trans-fatty acids... [which] have powerful biological effects and may contribute to increased weight gain, abdominal obesity, type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease," concludes a study from the University of Copenhagen in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Stender S, Dyerberg J, Astrup A. Fast food: Unfriendly and unhealthy. Int J Obes (Lond). 2007 Apr 24.
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
University of Copenhagen
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