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WHO Scientific Update on health consequences of trans fatty acids: introduction

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Acknowledgements

Deep appreciations are expressed to the authors of the scientific review papers and the peer reviewers of those papers for their valuable contributions. Special acknowledgement is made to Mr Denis Aitken, who was acting for the Assistant Director General of the Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health Cluster; Dr Jorgen Schlundt, who was acting for the Director, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development; and colleagues from the Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion including Dr Timothy Armstrong, Ms Vanessa Candeias and Mr Christophe Roy for their support in various stages of the preparations and undertaking of the WHO Scientific Update on health consequences of trans fatty acid. Special appreciation is also given to Dr Ala Alwan, Assistant Director General, Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health Cluster, for his support in completing this Scientific Update.

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Nishida, C., Uauy, R. WHO Scientific Update on health consequences of trans fatty acids: introduction. Eur J Clin Nutr 63, S1–S4 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/ejcn.2009.13

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