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Trans Fat Consumption and Aggression

  • Beatrice A. Golomb mail,

    bgolomb@ucsd.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Marcella A. Evans,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America

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  • Halbert L. White,

    Affiliation: Department of Economics, University of California San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Joel E. Dimsdale

    Affiliation: Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Published: March 05, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0032175

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Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 16 Mar 2012 at 22:29 GMT

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Title: “Aggression is associated with trans fat consumption - National health | Examiner.com”
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Publication: Science 2.0
Title: “Do More Aggressive People Eat More Twinkies?”
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Publication: NY Daily News
Title: “Foods high in trans fats linked to increased aggression and irritability: study - NY Daily News”
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Publication: North County Times
Title: “HEALTH: Transfats linked to irritability, aggression, UCSD study suggests”
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Publication: Metro.co.uk
Title: “Junk food and margarine among trans fats-laden food that makes us angry | Metro.co.uk”
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Publication: Medical Daily
Title: “Medical Daily: More Trans Fat Consumption is Linked to Greater Aggression and Impatience”
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Publication: UC San Diego
Title: “More Trans Fat Consumption Linked to Greater Aggression”
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Publication: OpEdNews
Title: “OpEdNews - Article: New Finding: Consuming Trans Fats Linked To Aggression”
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Publication: LA Weekly Blogs
Title: “Study Links Consumption of Trans Fats to Irritability, Aggression - Los Angeles Restaurants and Dining - Squid Ink”
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Publication: Medical News Today
Title: “Trans Fat Consumption Linked To Aggression And Irritability”
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Title: “Trans fat consumption linked to increased aggression, study finds”
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Title: “Trans Fat Linked to Increased Aggression, Irritability”
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Publication: Science A Go Go
Title: “Trans fats and aggression: the Twinkie defense gets scientific”
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Publication: Khaleej Times
Title: “Trans fats can saddle you with belligerence”
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Publication: CBC News
Title: “Trans fats lend weight to 'Twinkie defence' - Health - CBC News”
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Publication: The Globe and Mail
Title: “Trans fats linked to irritability and aggression: study - The Globe and Mail”
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Publication: Everyday Health
Title: “Trans Fats Linked to Temper Flares - High Cholesterol Center - Everyday Health”
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Publication: Huffington Post
Title: “Trans Fats Linked With Aggression, Study Finds”
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Publication: Psych Central
Title: “Trans Fats Tied to Aggression | Psych Central News”
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Publication: Mail Online
Title: “'What do you MEAN it's not butter?: Margarine makes you aggressive - and should not be fed to school pupils | Mail Online”
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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 23 Mar 2012 at 20:25 GMT

Publication: FoodProcessing.com.au
Title: “Trans fats linked with irritability and aggression :: FoodProcessing”
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Title: “Meat & Poultry | Study links trans fatty acids aggression”
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Publication: Emax Health
Title: “Trans Fat May Make You Irritable, So Get Angry”
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Publication: Eureka Alert
Title: “More trans fat consumption linked to greater aggression”
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Publication: Yahoo News India
Title: “Trans fats could make you 'aggressive' - Yahoo! Lifestyle India”
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Publication: NY Daily News
Title: “Always cranky? It could be the trans fats - New York Daily News”
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RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 30 Mar 2012 at 18:08 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Medscape News
Title: “Dietary Trans Fats Linked to Aggression”
http://www.medscape.com/v...

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