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Trans Fat: The Big Fat Truth

on January 6, 2014

We have all heard of trans fat and that we shouldn’t eat it.  But what exactly is trans fat and how do you know what food it is in?  I decided many years ago to eliminate trans fat from my diet.  But just tonight I ate something and then looked at the ingredients…and there it was, YUK!

For years I ate margarine because “they” said it was healthier that butter.  Then I found out that margarine is filled with trans fat.  Read this blog from the website A Dietician To Go, and find out more about trans fat and how to avoid it in your diet.

Trans Fat:  The Big Fat Truth

By:  Brittany Carpenter RDN/LD, BS

Happy eating!!

Karin


One response to “Trans Fat: The Big Fat Truth

  1. Thanks for the share! I’m so glad you found this article helpful! It is an eye opener for sure when you learn about these hidden sources.

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