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Denmark’s ban of artificial trans fats saved 1200 lives over 16 years
Latesttalks | 05/09/2022 09:06 PM | Click to read full article
Denmark’s world-leading ban on artificial trans fats in food has considerably reduced the number of people dying from heart disease, particularly in disadvantaged groups.
“It’s an excellent lesson showing that when governments put high standards in place around food, it can have a really important population health impact,” says Gary Sacks at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia.