The Food and Drug Administration is requiring a gradual phase-out of trans fats in food. The artery-clogging additive is widely considered the worst kind of fat for the heart and can lead to heart attacks and death. (Nov. 7)
Newsy (Nov. 19, 2014) A study presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions shows a link between diets high in trans fats and decreased memory recall.
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Washington Post (June 16, 2015) The FDA is requiring food manufacturers to eliminate artificial trans fats in three years. The Post explains what they are and how you can avoid them.
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Howdini (Oct. 8, 2013) Why are omega-3 fatty acids so important to a woman's health? Dr. Daemon Jones shares why we need them, how they work inside our bodies and the best food sources of these healthy ... watch video
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Nov. 23, 2015 A significant reduction in diabetes-related amputations since the mid-1990s has been identified by a new study. Researchers credit this decline to improvements in diabetes care over this ... read more
Nov. 18, 2014 Trans fat consumption is adversely linked to memory sharpness in young to middle-aged men. Men under 45 years old who ate higher amounts of trans fats, which are found in processed foods, had ... read more
Sep. 7, 2011 Not all trans fats are created equal and it's time for nutritional labels to reflect that reality, says a Canadian nutrition expert. According to a recent scientific review, natural trans fats ... read more
Jan. 3, 2011 A new article reveals that misleading labeling practices can result in medically significant intake of harmful trans fat, despite what you read on U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved ... read more