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LIST: High trans fat foods

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The Food and Drug Administration has announced it has made a final determination that partially hydrogenated oils used to make trans fats can't be classified as "generally recognized as safe" and that food companies must phase out their use of almost entirely.

Scientists say trans fats, which are used to improve food texture, shelf life or flavor, can raise levels of "bad" cholesterol and lower "good" cholesterol, increasing the risk of heart disease.

In the gallery above, view a list of surprising foods where trans fats are hiding.

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