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Is Palm oil healthy?

Palm Oil Originally, trans fats were produced as a way to solidify unsaturated fats/vegetable oils. This was more desirable than using animal fats in some products. Unfortunately, it turned out trans fats were extremely unhealthy. The FDA is currently in the process of banning trans fats from foods. The logical...

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How much fat should I eat each day?

Myths perpetuated over long periods of time eventually become accepted as fact. One of the most prevalent diet myths says eating fat makes you fat. Fat has plenty of important functions, many of which are essential to life. Drastically reducing or attempting to eliminate your intake of fat can...

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Misleading Food Labels

Learning the benefits of eating health foods may convince you to start eating them. But what if the foods you start eating aren't any healthier than the ones you gave up? Misleading statements on food labels can lead to that. Whole Grains Incorporating whole foods into your diet will give you...

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