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Trans Fat D-List

In lieu of the recent events surrounding trans fats, has created a list of foods that you may commonly eat that contain some of the dreaded trans fat.

Breads and baking products
Biscuits made from mix
Biscuits/rolls made from refrigerated dough
Coating mixes for fish, meat and poultry
Stuffing mixes
Taco shells
White and wheat flour breads

Breakfast foods
Cinnamon buns
Pastries/bakery items with frosting
Toaster tarts/strudels

Fruit chews
Seasonal candy
Taffy-like candy

There's more, so

Cake sprinkles, decorations
Baking chips
Cakes and cake mixes
Cakes/cupcakes with icing
Ice cream cakes
Pie crusts
Pound cake
Ready to spread frosting
Refrigerated cookie dough

Dips and snacks
Bean dips
Cheese and Pretzel snack kits
Cheese and cracker snack kits
Chocolate or yogurt covered snack
Cookie snack kits
Corn chips
Nacho cheese dip
Microwave popcorn
Potato chips/sticks
Pretzels filled with cheese
Pudding snacks

Fast foods
French fries
Fruit pies
Fried chicken
Fried fish sandwich
Most deep-fried fast food
Mixed meals from a box that contain buttermilk biscuit topping, cornbread topping, Dumplings or pouched seasonings

Fats and oils
Light spreads
Margarine, hard stick and tub types
Vegetable shortening, regular and butter flavor

Frozen foods
Breaded fish sticks
French fries
Fruit pies and pie crusts
Pancakes and French toast
Pizza and pizza crusts
Pot pies

Milk and milk products
International and instant latte coffees
Refrigerated fat free non-dairy creamers
Refrigerated non-dairy creamers
Whipped toppings

Salad and salad dressing
Prepared salad dressing

Soups and stews
Bouillon cubes
Boxed onion soup and dip mix
Ramen noodle and soup cups

Check out the full article here.

Fit's Tip: The list is just a guideline so you know what to watch for -- to see if your favorite foods have trans fat, be sure check the label.

Join The Conversation
lickety-split lickety-split 10 years
if i have to eat tufu and whole grain bread to live a long life; i'm okay shaving a few years off for the bad stuff. i'm bringing naughty back :naughty_elves:
scratch5 scratch5 10 years
I reently made a cake but didn't have time to make frosting and I used the ready made kind. I read the ingredients after I put in on the cake. That stuff is loaded with crap.
DStirk DStirk 10 years
haha! pretzles filled with cheese! Thats funny (and a good point) nyc girl! Seriously, this is all the food i grew up with.
ccsugar ccsugar 10 years
Aww man! All my favorite foods. I thought milk products were interesting, people wonder why I buy the full fat half & half... this is why! Those fat-free ones are loaded with chemicals I can't even pronounce! Would you like a little partially hydrogenated soybean oil w/your coffee? Um, no!
nycgirl nycgirl 10 years
Ew. What are 'pretzels filled with cheese'???
Moni-B Moni-B 10 years
Oh basically the less processed the better? PS can't give up chocolate. It's not like I eat it a lot anyways. :) ~M~
Fitness Fitness 10 years
Thanks Designrchic! You're good!
DesignRchic DesignRchic 10 years
aaaww man! HUGE bummer on some of the food items listed here! Esp, pizza, chocolate! BTW, fit...typo on French Fries ;)
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