Many consumers are confused about what vegetable oil is, and how it compares to other oils like canola, olive or sunflower. Keep reading to get clarification on this matter and help consumers make informed decisions.
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.
The real way to your Valentine's heart is not through flowers and jewelry but through healthy fat. Give your sweetheart salmon and walnuts over flowers and milk chocolate this Valentine?s Day and all throughout Heart Month!
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.