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.
In 2006, when the FDA required food manufacturers to list the amount of trans fats on nutrition labels, they also allowed manufacturers to label a food as trans fat-free if an individual serving contained less than 0.5 grams of trans fats. That means you may be unknowingly consuming trans fats.