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Fats and Fatty Acids

by Catherine M. Haug,  January 2008 (some content moved from Saturated Fats: The Good Rap, originally from Foods About on iWeb site) (Photo, right, from Wikimedia commons (8a) Dietary fats are a popular topic these days, especially with the resurgence of the … Continue reading

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About Fats, an Introduction

By Cat, December 2006; updated April 2019 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. About Fats: Saturated vs Unsaturated; 2. Saturated Fat Deficiency Issues; 3. Common Saturated Fats and Fatty Acids; 4. The Good Rap See also: 1. Saturated Fats; 2. … Continue reading

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Artificial Trans-Fats no longer Recognized as Safe

By Cat, June 18, 2018 (I originally published this post on The EssentiaList) (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This is GREAT news! The FDA finalized its determination in 2015, and it became official today, June 18, 2018. Why the delay? … Continue reading

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Chemically-Altered Fats

By Cat, January 2007 (Photo, right, from I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter.com (9)) This article discusses three types of chemically-altered fats (synthetic fats): Partially-hydrogenated fats (Trans fats), such as margarine and vegetable shortening, which have been making negative headlines of late, and for good … Continue reading

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Labeling of Trans Fats

By Cat, July 2007 (Photo, right, from Western Family Products (1)) See also: 1. Whole Foods (About) Menu; 2. Chemically Altered Fats Trans fats (partially hydrogenated fats) are much in the news today, and now even have their own space on food … Continue reading

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