For years, partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), also known as trans fats, have been allowed to lurk in the American food industry despite health concerns that they raise the risk of heart disease and stroke. Luckily, healthier alternatives are in the works. Food manufacturers started working on other oil options...
 

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Cooking, Prevention

Here's the next installment of the questions and answers series. What do you know about fat?


As you plan your daily meals and snacks, one important component of promoting physical health and a healthy, functioning brain as you age is the type and amount of fat you consume...


Sometimes the Nutrition Facts label can be a bit overwhelming. Yes, it's full of helpful information... but it's that very fullness that can make it hard to navigate. Let's break down the keys to the Nutrition Facts label to make it easier to understand and use in day-to-day life.
Food and Health, Prevention

All fat is composed of different fatty acids. There are saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated types. The kinds of fatty acids consumed are more important in influencing health than the total amount of fat in the diet. Animal fats tend to have a higher proportion of saturated fatty acids, and...