More Trans Fat Consumption Linked to Greater Aggression

Might the “Twinkie defense” have a scientific foundation after all? Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have shown – by each of a range of measures, in men and women of all ages, in Caucasians and minorities – that consumption of dietary trans fatty acids (dTFAs) is associated with irritability and aggression…. Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom

Laboratory test tubes.
Dr. Beatrice Golomb led the study team. Beatrice Golomb, MD, PhD, is associate professor of medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine. | Read the article online in PLoS One.