40% of Oil Consumed by Americans Contains Trans-fat

40% of Oil Consumed by Americans Contains Trans-fat

Image via Wikipedia Americans consume 31 BILLION lbs. of oil a year. That’s about 100 lbs. per man woman and child, or half a cup of oil every day. And almost half of the oil we consume is hydrogenated to … Continue reading

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Ten Trans Fat Facts

Ten Trans Fat Facts

Here are ten facts about trans-fat, the Darth Vader of  processed foods: 1. Trans fat is found in shortenings,  margarine, snacks such as crackers, candies, and cookies, fried foods, pastries and other  foods prepared with partially hydrogenated vegetable oils. 2. … Continue reading

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