Monday, January 13, 2014

What are Trans Fats?

You may have heard how there’s a move around this country to try to permanently eliminate trans fats. But what are trans fats? Well actually, they’re things that we created in our process of developing food. It’s not really a natural form of food, which actually increases the risk of heart disease more than anything else that we can put into our bodies, short of cigarettes. Trans fats actually are best described as products that could sit on the shelf for weeks and weeks and weeks without refrigeration. Many of those products have the trans fats.

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