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Once thought of as safe, trans fats have been linked to heart disease and now emotional distress. The large majority of trans fats are found in highly-processed baked goods and fried foods. A common tendency is to reach for a cookie or cake when feeling down and stressed, but rather than help, a new study shows that consuming foods with trans fat may depress rather than calm. Trans fats are formed when oil is processed to make it more solid.