You may feel like you hear something about trans fat, or read something about it in the news, almost every day. It's true that trans fat is getting a … [Read more...] about Trans Fats 101: What, Where, and How to Avoid
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What "Zero Trans Fat" Means You hear it over and over: read nutrition labels to know where the trans fat is hiding. However, that is only part of the … [Read more...] about When “Zero” Isn’t Really Zero: How to Spot Trans Fat in Foods
After Wendy's, Taco Bell and KFC, another food chain giant has joined the ban-trans-fat bandwagon! Starbucks announced on Jan. 2 that it would cut … [Read more...] about Starbucks drops Trans Fat – the Big Picture
Trans Fat in Packaged Foods Since the mandatory labeling of trans fat took place on January 1, 2006, we received many emails from readers asking for … [Read more...] about Trans Fats 101 – What and Where?