Artificial trans fats, in the form of partially hydrogenated oils, once hailed as a healthy alternative to butter and shortening, will all but disappear from the US food supply by June 2018. Following up on a preliminary 2013 ruling, the US Food and Drug Administration announced this summer that artificial
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Going Green, Getting Fat?
Is your reusable grocery bag making you fat? A new study published in The Journal of Marketing reports that people who “go green” and bring reusable bags to the supermarket are more likely to reward themselves for their environmentally friendly behavior by indulging in ice cream, cookies
The FDA recently announced they would take steps to remove artificial trans fat from the food supply—a move which is expected to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and prevent thousands of heart attacks every year. In 2013, the FDA made the determination that partially hydrogenated oils—the major source