Analyses | Medicine and healthcare | 2020-07-29 | HKET

#HealthyAtHome: Avoid trans fats in your diet

In Hong Kong, a lot of people rush to supermarkets and stock up foods in response to the third wave of coronavirus infections. Of all prepackaged foods, instant noodles and potato chips that may contain artificial trans fats are among their favourite choices. To lower the risk of coronary heart disease associated with excessive intake of trans fats, some countries have tightened trans fat regulations. Should these regulations be applied to Hong Kong?

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.