Six steps plan to get rid of trans fat by health officials

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World health organisation on Monday said to get rid of Trans fat world by 2023 in global food supply because it has a lot of bad cholesterol than good one. By having trans-fat foods over all 500,000 people where died told by WHO director general so they found a six step plan.

WHAT IS TRANS FAT?

The chemical process of hydrogenation of oils is known as trans-fat which is called as trans fatty acid, these fatty acid contain to solidifies liquid oils and increases the shelf life and the flavor stability of oils and foods. The hydrogenation of oils in nothing but deep fries of food items in oils.

General trans-fat foods are vegetable shortenings, margarines, crackers, cookies, snack foods and other foods. These will increase bad cholesterol and lead to heart disease and strokes, in resent study they found that having 2% of Trans fat oils foods there will be increase of 93% heart diseases as comparing with saturated fat oils.

SIX STEP PLAN BY WHO TO GET RID OF TRANS FAT

World health organisation suggested six step plans has to reduce trans-fat in global food supply  known as REPLACE. It contains six strategic actions to ensure the prompt, complete, and sustained elimination of industrially-produced trans fats.

REview required policy change from dietary sources of industrially-produced trans fats and the landscape.

Promote by using healthier fats and oils rather than trans-fat in industrially-produced.

Legislate or enact regulatory actions to eliminate industrially-produced trans fats.

Assess and monitor trans fats content in the food supply and changes in trans-fat consumption in the population.

Create awareness of the negative health impact of trans fats among policy makers, producers, suppliers, and the public.

Enforce compliance of policies and regulations.

Moreover, several countries do not follow the legal teams and condition on trans-fat made by industrially-produced foods.  So that why the world health organisation found this six step plan. To get awareness in people by using industrially-produced trans-fatty acids from global food supply.

source: www.who.int