Note that this section only lists articles on this website. A great many other sources of health information regarding trans fats are listed under Reports, articles and campaigns.
- Alzheimer′s - the case for prevention article by tfX founder Oliver Tickell published in The Ecologist magazine, September 2007. We publish this uncut version complete with scientific references on the tfX website to dispel possible misunderstandings and to assist researchers wishing to follow look up the original papers. See here for The Ecologist's version.
- Alzheimer's - the case for prevention - are we losing our minds? And could something as simple and inexpensive as diet and lifestyle prevent it from happening? Yes, says tfX founder Oliver Tickell. One of the many measures is to cut trans fats out of the diet. Article published in The Ecologist magazine, September 2007.
- Trans fats and allergy, atopic disorders and other adverse reactions - trans fats / hydrogenated oil not only predispose to atopic disorders. They also cause direct, debilitating allergic and other reactions, with symptoms including headache, migraine, hayfever, acid indigestion, stiff back, vaginal infection (yeast and bacterial), weight increase, psoriasis, eczema, hot flushes.
- Trans fats, Alzheimer Disease and other age-related cognitive decline. - eating a lot of trans fat and saturated fat multiplies your chances of getting Alzheimer disease and other forms of dementia, while unsaturated unhydrogenated vegetable fats are strongly protective. Read our review of the compelling scientific evidence.
- Transfats cause nutritional deficiencies - a must-read article by medical researcher Jennifer Swift about the role of trans fats in causing and accentuating deficiencies of omega-3 essential fatty acids.
- Trans fats, breast feeding and babies - women planning to become mothers, pregnant women, breast-feeding women, should all avoid trans fats. Find out why this is so important ...
- Face the fats - article highlighting the dangers of trans fats by tfX founder Oliver Tickell. Daily Express Health Section, 27 July 2004.
- Trans fats and health - quotes - from authoritative sources and commentators.
- Trans fats and health - introduction.
- Diabetes and obesity - eating trans fats leads to a diminished response to insulin and is a significant contributory factor in developing adult-onset (type 2) diabletes, and obesity.
- Nutritional Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease - Report of the Cardiovascular Review Group of the Committee of Medical Aspects of Food Policy number 46. Department of Health 1994, HMSO. As of 2004, this report is still the most recent official report in the UK that gives advice and recommendations on trans fats. It is also frequently quoted by the food industry, often in misleading ways. Hence we present these extracts from the report.