- January 1st, 2009
If saving your heart isn’t reason enough to avoid trans fats, how about keeping your colon healthy? New research from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill links high trans-fat intake with increased growth of polyps that can lead to colorectal cancer.By Nora Simmons
- April 1st, 2008
This is a great question, and one that confuses many people. If a food lists “partially hydrogenated” or “fully hydrogenated” oils in its ingredients, then it definitely contains trans fats, despite the “0 grams trans fat” claim.
How can some food labels proclaim “0 grams trans fat” on the package and still list hydrogenated oils in the ingredients?By Lisa Lanzano, RD
- January 1st, 2008
Labeling loopholeThe rush to remove trans fats from fried, baked, and processed goods has never been more frantic. Even Dunkin’ Donuts and the Indiana State Fair have promised to use healthier frying oils. But are the “heart-healthy” changes everything they seem?By Lindsey Galloway