Category: Healthy Eating

Why Are Trans Fats So Bad

You may well have heard the term trans fats and also how food manufacturers are actively removing them from their products. However, why are trans fats are so bad for you and how do they affect your body.

The Big Trans Fat Food Labels Con

Trans fats have been around since the 1940’s. It was then that scientists discovered that by injecting hydrogen into vegetable oil, the oil would partially harden. This not only made food tastier but also made it last a good deal longer as well. The consequence was a more cost-efficient method to produce food. Fifty years on and scientists discover in 1990 that trans fat is very bad for our health.