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Chemical food companies secretly funneling money to keep trans fats in U.S. food supply

By Huff: (NaturalNews) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has met fierce opposition from a conservative think tank group that is upset about the agency's recent decision to ban trans fats. The National Center for Public Policy Research (NCPPR) believes that the solution to trans fats giving people heart disease and killing them is to simply let the market work itself out rather than prohibit these industrial poisons from being laced into foods.

Trans fats in junk food impair brain function, cause memory loss

By Lilley: (NaturalNews) It's no secret that eating junk foods contributes to weight gain and can lead to health complications, but new information about dietary trans fats (dTFA) -- which exist in most junk foods -- shows that consumption of such items is also destroying people's minds. Specifically, memory function among men aged younger than 45 years has been shown to worsen with consumption of foods loaded with dietary trans fats.(1)

Research links processed trans fats to memory impairment

By Gutierrez:(NaturalNews) Working-age men who eat a diet high in trans fats have worse memories than their counterparts who eat less of the artificial fats, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California-San Diego and presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2014.

The effect was seen even after researchers adjusted for other risk factors such as age, depression, education and ethnicity.

Fried foods are more harmful than you think

Even the most health-conscious person may find it difficult to deny that fried foods are delicious. The aroma they emit and the feeling they provide with every bite can be quite irresistible. But fried foods come with their share of adverse health effects.