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What not to eat – trans fats

Sometime in the mid 90ties, a low-fat dietary/marketing trend started leaking from the US into the world. It blamed fat in general for all of our lifestyle diseases. Fat, meats, eggs, lard, cream and butter became evil and replaced with poultry, margarine and light-everything. While limiting red meat can have numerous health benefits, one cannot say the same about the introduction of highly processed fats into our diet. Plant oils that become trans fats- saturated fats, are also called hydrogenated fats, and are created during the processing of natural fats at high temperature, with the use of...

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