Why Hydrogenated Oils Are Bad For You

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Warning: Do not eat foods that contain partially hydrogenated and hydrogenated fats. These fats are found in all kinds of packaged and junk food. Food manufacturers really don’t care about your health when they add hydrogenated oils to their foods. Good clean vegetable oils are hydrogenated to create shortenings and margarines. Vegetable oils are partially […]


The Science Of Obesity Fats Cholesterol

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For years we heard that a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet would keep us healthy and help us lose weight. And many of us jumped on the bandwagon, eliminating fat and high-cholesterol foods from our diets. Well, unfortunately, we were doing it all wrong. Instead of eliminating fat completely, we should have been eliminating the “bad fats,” […]


Regulation Of Trans Fats

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Should we regulate the amount of trans fats contained in the food we eat? A Canadian government task force on trans fats is recommending that all vegetable oils and spreadable margarines have the trans fat content limited to 2% of the total fat content and all other foods be limited to a maximum of 5% […]


Coconut Oil Cholesterol And Weight Loss Maintenance That Tastes Good

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Coconut oil does not contain toxic unsaturated oil that other oils do. It is loaded with healthy benefits that include lowering your cholesterol and your weight. If you find yourself in the “50 and over” group, should your cholesterol and weight rank higher than your retirement plan? Coconut oil has a pleasant taste, does not […]


Are Trans Fats Clogging Your Arteries

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What do these products; Dunkin donuts, Mrs. Smith’s apple pie (frozen), Nabisco Chips Ahoy, Kellogg’s Low Fat Granola (without raisins)Pillsbury Buttermilk Waffles (frozen), Jell-O Pudding Snacks Chocolate Flavor, Frito-Lay Tostitos Restaurant Style Tortilla Chips* have in common aside from being such all time American favorite goodies? All of them are guilty of having trans fat, […]


Organic Baby Food A Big Hit In Scotland

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**50% of Scottish Babies fed Organic Baby Food According to the Scotsman, more than half of Scottish children under two are now fed an exclusively organic diet. In fact, organic baby food accounted for 43% of total baby food sales in 2004. That represented sales of more than 63 million GBP in 2004. A survey […]


The Dangers Of Trans Fats And How To Know If You Re Eating Them

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Trans fats, or Trans Fatty Acids, are a vegetable-based fat that is made when vegetable oils are hardened for use in shortening or margarine. Trans fats are found in baked and fried foods, such as cookies, fried fish or chicken and donuts, which are prepared using the hardened vegetable oil. The problem with eating Trans […]


Understanding Fats And Carbohydrates And Their Role In A Healthy Diet

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In recent times it would give the impression that fats and carbohydrates have both gotten a bad rap. First it was fat that was the culprit in all dietary ills, and low fat diets were all the rage. Then the two switched places, with carbohydrates being the bad guys and fat reigning supreme. Both fats […]


Free Trans Union Credit Repot

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Free Trans union is one of the FCRA. Which has a legal authority to provide you free credit report? But the important of the information is how it’s interrupted. So to get the maximum benefits from your credit report, it helps to see the report data like a creditor does. A Trans union deals with […]


Trans Fats Are Another Cause Of High Blood Pressure

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When the demand for butter exceeded the ability of farmers to supply this desirable fat … the search for a substitute started us on a road to trans fats, heart disease, and high blood pressure. Not until 20 years ago did we finally discover the dangers of trans fats. How Did Trans Fats Enter our […]


Smarter Food Choices 101 Tips For Busy Women

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Summer is often synonymous with beaches, ballparks and barbecues, all offering tempting snacks and treats. To many women who are watching their weight, the back-to-school season is an ideal time to enroll in their own “Making Smarter Food Choices 101″ class and refocus on a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. To help these busy women […]


Frying Without The Trans Fats

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Trans fats are in the news a lot these days because a new regulation requiring that they be included on food nutrition labels is now in effect. Trans fats are created when liquid oils are made into solids by a process called partial hydrogenation. This increases shelf life and flavor stability, but at the cost […]