What’s important is the sum of your actions. While this report may be getting some people all worked up about oil, it’s not fair to assign blame over your total health to one ingredient. The reality is that most people aren’t eating enough fruits, vegetables and whole grains
When I was on Lexington, Kentucky’s CBS News, I explained why trans fats are harmful, and what steps you can take to avoid them. When you’re armed with up-to-date trans fat information, you can make healthier choices at the grocery store.
Registered dietitian nutritionist Felicia Stoler explains why Malaysian palm oil is a smart choice. This versatile oil is naturally trans fat free, heart healthy and rich in vitamin E tocotrienols.
A better-for-you replacement for hydrogenated oils is Malaysian sustainable palm oil. This healthy fat is naturally trans fat free and rich in tocotrienols, a potent form of vitamin E.
My daughter likes to eat Nutella by the spoonful. A peanut butter and jelly sandwich doesn’t need to be saved for lunch. It makes a great snack. But avoid peanut butters made with partially hydrogenated oils. They are loaded with artificial trans fats, known to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. I suggest the Smart Balance peanut butter. It contains antioxidant rich Malaysian sustainable palm oil. This better-for-you ingredient is naturally trans fat free. Palm oil also contains tocotrienols, a potent form of vitamin E, and beta carotene, a precursor to vitamin A.