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No more trans fat: FDA banning the artery-clogger

...created when hydrogen is added to vegetable oil to make it more solid, which is why they are often called partially hydrogenated oils. The FDA is not targeting small amounts of trans fats that occur naturally in some meat and dairy products, because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-07/no-more-trans-fat-fda-bann
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...do it all in one day, but start with better eating choices, limiting fatty snacks (cookies, chips, cakes with hydrogenated oils). Next, encourage bike rides or walks with friends. Organize a game of "kickball." Thinking outside the box...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/14/met_120220.shtml
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McDonald's launches adult Happy Meals, health push

...improve the public's health, in addition to providing the salads and bottled water, it could stop using partially hydrogenated oils in its fries, which contain trans fats and are a powerful promoter of heart disease," he said. "They also could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/16/foo_412341.shtml
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Coloring the kitchen green

...prepackaged foods loaded with dyes, additives and hydrogenated oils; use homemade and organic cleaners in place of caustic...soup without monosodium glutamate, crackers without hydrogenated oil, a loaf of bread without enriched flour, natural...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/09/ent_211070.shtml
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Hydrogenated oils, trans fats sneak into food

...fryer at the local fast-food joint. Initially, hydrogenated oils appeared to be more healthful than saturated animal...fat" on food labels, also look for "partially hydrogenated oil." Two unfortunate twists: As a substitute for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/06/foo_522900.shtml
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Organic families try eating right at the right price

...reason appears to be that consumers are more interested about what is in their food, whether it's carbs, fat, hydrogenated oils or chemicals. Organic advocates offer one more reason: flavor. "Anybody who tries the organic stuff, you don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/09/foo_418353.shtml
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The hidden fat

...is processed into partially hydrogenated oil. It's why Crisco stays solid...and crackers crisp. Partially hydrogenated oil is in about 40 percent of the...and beef tallow, partially hydrogenated oils became a preferred alternative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/08/tec_332333.shtml
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Scientists: healthy living can prevent diabetes

...risk 24 percent simply by at least walking regularly and favoring foods that were high in fiber but low in partially hydrogenated oils. Such foods include french fries and commercial baked goods. Benefits of physical activity went up with the amount...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/25/tec_322441.shtml
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Study: No link between dietary fat, breast cancer

...ate a large proportion of animal fat, polyunsaturated fat (vegetable fat) or trans-unsaturated fat (partially hydrogenated oils, such as those used in margarine and to cook doughnuts and french fries). Nor was breast cancer any less common...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/10/tec_255784.shtml
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The people's pharmacy: Can cookies and crackers clog arteries?

...find that many of the foods we have on hand contain hydrogenated oils. Oriental noodle soups, cream cheese, margarine...reading labels to find foods that do not contain hydrogenated oils. Q:I have been following a grapefruit diet program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/09/ent_218755.shtml
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