Teach kids to look for palm oil on ingredient lists. Many food manufacturers have substituted natural Malaysian sustainable palm oil for partially hydrogenated oil.
To replace trans fat, many food manufacturers have turned to the tropics. They’ve learned that Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil is a natural, heart-healthy substitute for the once ubiquitous PHOs.
Certified sustainable Malaysian palm oil is an ideal substitute because of its health, performance and sustainability qualities.
Unfortunately, when we cheat nature by using this hydrogenation process, a by-product can be the dreaded trans fats. While this still makes a tasty doughnut, we now know there are health implications.