Tag: trans fat
Trans Fats: A Thing of the Past?
Trans fats have been an increasing problem in our country for a while now. What exactly ARE trans fats? The American Heart Association gives us this definition of what they are: "Trans fats (or trans fatty acids) are created in an industrial process that adds hydrogen to liquid vegetable oils to make them more solid. Another name for trans fats is 'partially hydrogenated oils'. Look for them on the ingredient list on food packages"