Kiage JN, Merrill PD, Judd SE, He K, Lipworth L, Cushman M, Howard VJ, Kabagambe EK. Intake of trans fat and incidence of stroke in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort. The American journal of clinical nutrition. 2014 May;99(99). 1071-6. PMID: 24522444 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC3985212
Whether elevated intakes of trans fatty acids (TFAs) increase the risk of stroke remains unclear. Except for the Women's Health Initiative-Observational Study, most studies that directly assessed the association between TFA intake and stroke yielded null results.