THROWBACK: Dangers of trans fat


Posted at Oct 17 2021 10:24 AM | Updated as of Oct 17 2021 10:31 AM

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Dr. Louella Santos, a lipidologist or a doctor who studies fatty substances in the blood, explains on "Salamat Dok" how harmful trans fat is. It occurs when vegetable oils are hydrogenated to prolong a food's shelf life. Santos says large intake of trans fat raises bad cholesterol levels, which clog arteries.