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Trans fat restrictions are associated with decreased cardiovascular events. People living in nine counties in New York State, where trans fats in foods were restricted, had 6.2% fewer hospital admissions for heart attacks and strokes than people from eight counties with no trans fat restrictions. The results, reported online on April 12 in JAMA Cardiology, support a national Food and Drug Administration ban on trans fats scheduled for 2018. The greatest health benefits were seen three years after restrictions were placed on trans fats. According to the article, just two grams daily of trans fats raise the risk of cardiovascular disease. Current food labels can claim zero grams per serving, yet products may legally still contain up to 0.49 grams of trans fats. Many baked goods, fried foods, chips, crackers, and margarine are rich in trans fats.