Assessment of trans-fatty acid intake for diet control

  • Daniel Mirelna
Keywords: trans-fatty acid, diet control, cancer, Ecological studies


The impact of trans-fatty acids (trans-FA) on blood lipids and the subsequent increase in risk of Coronary heart disease has been extensively described. However, their impact on cancer risk has received less attention. This paper reports the main findings regarding the evidence for a link between trans-fatty acid consumption and cancer.