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THE FDA MOVES TO BAN TRANS FATS
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brunosbud posted:
Trans Fats are known to raise LDL, the "Bad" Cholesterol...

The FDA now says there are no safe limits & food manufacturers are scrambling to eliminate Trans Fats from their products. Paula Dean was known as the "Queen of Southern Fried"...Soon, many of her dishes will be removed from menus throughout the country.
http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/07/health/fda-trans-fats/index.html?hpt=hp_t2


Common Foods That Contain Trans Fats:

  • Fried Foods: KFC, French Fries, Apple Turnovers
  • Breakfast Cereals, Granola Bars
  • Shortening (Crisco) and Stick Margarines
  • Frozen Pot Pies, Frozen Pizza, Frozen Fish Sticks
  • Ramen Noodles
  • Supermarket "Specials" Cookies and Cakes, Doughnuts
  • Chips, Cheez-Its, Wheat Thins
  • Package Cake, Pancake and Biscuit Mixes
  • Cookies, Candy
  • NonDairy Creamers, Whipped Creams, Salad Dressings


Obesity is caused by poor health habits, mostly, bad diet, thus, being overweight is not just a "calorie" issue. Therefore, weight loss is more affected by what you eat vs more exercise. When you look at all the foods that contain this, now, "banned" substance...How "healthy" have you really been eating?
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