trans fat

A few reasons to scan nutrition labels carefully.
The low-fat craze has ebbed somewhat in recent years as other nutrients -- primarily carbohydrates and, in particular, sugars -- have become the new villains of the diet scene. But many foods are still marketed with the claim that they are "fat free" or "low fat."
Instead of focusing on what not to eat, this study is about encouraging foods we should eat.
Now, in this climate of regulation, some states want to ban an herbal remedy called Kratom (botanical name Mitragyna speciosa), which is taken regularly by millions of people.
The findings suggest that memory problems belong on the list of the health problems trans fats are suggested to cause in
The analysis of Americans' diets shows just how important the campaign against trans fat has been to the public's health -- especially that of low-income Americans -- and why FDA needs to bring it home.