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Trans Fats Are Found in Animal-Based Foods

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working to eliminate artificial trans fats—those commonly found in processed foods, including desserts, microwave popcorn, frozen pizza, margarine, and coffee creamer—from the food supply, saying that they can raise LDL, or “bad,” cholesterol and cause heart disease. According to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, there’s “no safe level of consumption of trans fat.” The American Heart Association recommends limiting the amount of trans fats…

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9 grams of saturated fats and 258 mg of cholesterol gone in just one breakfast

From GO Veggie! – Your partner in better health choices So you decided to seek a more plant-based diet by going dairy free and egg free, and possibly even meat free. In the case of allergies this decision can be involuntary, and other times it is a conscious choice from internal belief systems or a decision towards better health. No matter the path that got you there – vegan, vegetarian,…

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