America is buzzing with discussion about the FDA?s final determination to ban partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs). Nutrition professionals agree with this decision, including a few Registered Dietitians who recently shared their thoughts about the ruling and helpful tips on how to move forward from here.
Restaurants are finding new alternatives to partially hydrogenated oil, such as high oleic oils, which provide the right function and flavor.
Celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak blogged about trans fats in PEOPLE Magazine. He identified some of the supermarket corners where trans fats still reside.
With public comment on the Food and Drug Administration?s proposed ban of partially hydrogenated oils as a source of artificial trans fat due March 8, 2014, oils are top of mind for the food industry and health professionals alike. It?s essential when looking at oil usage in our food supply to understand the functionality as well as the impact on health.
Supermarket registered dietitian Kaitlin Anderson describes the confusion she encounters when talking with consumers about dietary fats and why we should focus on eating some fats more than others.