Finally U.S To Ban Trans Fats?

I was excited to see this article today. Just yesterday I was trying to buy tortillas at Target and there was not a single brand that did not have hydrogenated oil (trans fat) in its ingredient list. Of course, the front of the package touted “zero trans fats per serving” because of a loophole that allows up to .5 grams per serving without showing it on the nutrition index.  The Institute of Medicine has stated that there are no safe levels of trans fats for human consumption so this loophole has always made me crazy!  Read on for more info!

http://www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2013/11/07/the-fda-may-soon-ban-unhealthy-trans-fats/

Peace and greens,

Melissa

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