Families trying to eat cleaner, more natural meals are happy to learn that non-GMO palm oil is an increasingly popular ingredient in prepared foods. Palm oil comes from the fruit of the oil palm tree which grows in lush plantations near the equator. Malaysian sustainable palm oil is preferred by many American companies because the […]
Unfortunately, you can’t rely on the trans fat listing because manufacturers are allowed to claim ‘zero trans fats’ if a product contains less than 0.5 grams of the harmful ingredient per serving. Read the ingredient list carefully. If it contains hydrogenated oil, put the package back on the shelf. Also, look at the portion size.