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Monday, November 11, 2013
Hunt is on for the last surviving trans fats
Last week, the FDA announced that it will be moving to ban trans fats from our foods permanently. Consumption of these partially hydrogenated oils have been specifically linked to increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease. "The FDA says cutting trans fats could prevent as many as 20,000 heart attacks a year".