Fat in the Food Supply: Merging Nutrition and Functionality
Posted by , MS, RD, LD, FADA

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.

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Dietary Fats Affect Diabetes and Cardiovascular Complications
Posted by , MS, RD, CDE

Many dietary factors affect glycemic control, cardiovascular risk and the likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. We can help our patients know what to eat with diabetes and how to reduce complications by identifying simple dietary switches.

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