Food sources of individual plasma phospholipid trans fatty acid isomers: the Cardiovascular Health Study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


The American journal of clinical nutrition, Volume 91, Issue 4, p.883-93 (2010)


2010, Aged, Cardiovascular System, Center-Authored Paper, diet, Diet Surveys, Dietary Fats, Female, Food Analysis, Health, Humans, Hydrogenation, Isomerism, Male, Phospholipids, Plant Oils, Public Health Sciences Division, Questionnaires, Regression Analysis, Trans Fatty Acids


The overall consumption of trans fatty acids (TFAs) increases the risk of coronary artery disease. However, multiple TFA isomers exist, each with potentially different health effects. Different food sources of these specific TFA isomers are not well established.