Tag: trans fat

Can Butter Be Part of a Healthy Diet? (Seriously, Now.)

by in Healthy Tips, July 12, 2014

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The old butter-versus-margarine controversy has been thrust back in the spotlight. With more consumers favoring wholesome, natural foods, margarine has taken a backseat to butter. But can the full-fat delight actually be part of a healthy diet?

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Trans Fats: What the News Means

by in Food News, November 8, 2013

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Everyone is talking about the FDA’s call for the complete removal of artificial trans fats from the food supply. What does this mean for the future of your diet?

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Food Labeling: Beware the “Health” Halo

by in Grocery Shopping, Label Decoder, January 7, 2011

Food Labels

Many folks read food labels to gain better insight on the foods they choose. However, with so many claims plastered on labels, things can get really confusing. Even worse, food companies use these claims to push certain products and make you think they’re healthier than they really are. We’ve rounded up the top 10 food label boobie traps.

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Reading List: San Fran’s Meatless Mondays, Apps for Allergies & Mealtime Photo Sharing

by in Food News, April 9, 2010

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In this week’s nutrition news: A new iPhone app helps allergy-prone eaters, study links trans fat with sudden heart attacks and celebrity chefs join the battle against childhood obesity.

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Reading List: Exercise Beats the Flu, Trans Fats-Related Heart Attacks & China's New Rice

by in Food News, December 4, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: More evidence that obesity decreases your life expectancy, drinking sugary sodas may lead to diabetes during pregnancy and China will soon produce genetically modified rice.

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Weekly Bits: Foods We Love

by in Reader Tips & Comments, October 24, 2009

This week, we told you about some of our quick and easy foods — cottage cheese, leftover rice and top picks for jarred pasta sauces. You came back with even more ways to love them. Here are some of our favorite ideas.

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In the News: The Fatty Food Tax, Unilever Ditches Trans Fat & Steroids in Diet Supplements

by in Food News, July 31, 2009

From this week’s headlines: Denny’s gets sued for its high-sodium foods, a proposed tax on fattier foods and did you realize that additional toppings may not be factored into those posted nutrition numbers at restaurants?

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