10 High Trans Fat Foods to Avoid

Last week the FDA changed its stance on trans-fats and hydrogenated oils, they are no longer “generally considered as safe.” This may have an impact on many processed foods and restaurants still using hydrogenated oils to prepare food. Trans-fats are essentially trans fatty acids.  These are created during the hydrogenation process; when hydrogen is added to unsaturated vegetable oils.  This process turns the oil into solid or semi-solid fats. This is done for many reasons, but one of the … [Read more...]