Tag: trans fat

How To Read A Nutrition Label And Choose Food

Reading a nutrition label is not as straight-forward as you think. Nutrition labels look simple, but they are actually quite complicated to read if you are trying to eat healthy. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates the content that appears on a nutrition label. The FDA requires that certain nutritional characteristics must be disclosed …

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Partially Hydrogenated Oils And Trans Fat

Partially hydrogenated oils are a type of fat used in many commercial food items. Though we need to consume fat to keep our bodies and minds functioning properly, these particular oils are on the naughty list and should always be avoided. Have you ever heard the term “trans fat” or seen it listed on a …

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