Hidden Sources of Trans Fat

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Artificial trans fat can clog your arteries. And it can hide in foods like these-- baked goods such as cookies, cake, and crackers, popular snacks like popcorn and potato chips, fried food usually the kind you get from a fast food restaurant, store bought dough products like frozen pizza and biscuits, stick margarine, coffee creamer, and vegetable shortening. How can you know if artificial trans fat is in the food you're buying? Check your nutrition labels. Look for the term partially hydrogenated oil. It's another name for artificial trans fat.