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FDA Moves To Phase Out Remaining Trans Fats In Food Supply

FDA Moves To Phase Out Remaining Trans Fats In Food Supply

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The agency says trans fats, found in partially hydrogenated oils, raise the risk of heart disease. Even though food companies have drastically reduced their use of the oils, you can still find trans fat in microwavable popcorn, Crisco and all kinds of mass-produced baked goods.

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Palm Oil In The Food Supply: What You Should Know

Palm Oil In The Food Supply: What You Should Know

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Health concerns surrounding trans fats led many food manufacturers to abandon partially hydrogenated oils. Palm oil has helped fill the void. But guess what? It’s high in saturated fat.

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‘Heart Attack On A Hook’: Meet America’s ‘Worst Restaurant Meal’

‘Heart Attack On A Hook’: Meet America’s ‘Worst Restaurant Meal’

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Long John Silver’s Big Catch platter has plenty of fans. But the limited-time seafood dish is anything but healthful: The fish dish, complete with onion rings and hush puppies, comes in at a whopping 33 grams of trans fats — more than two weeks’ worth, according to a nutrition watchdog group.

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