Artificial Trans Fats: Harmful to Your Health

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Artificial Trans Fats: Harmful to Your Health

Eric R. Gustafson:  A year after the FDA ordered the removal of artificial trans fats from processed foods by 2018, a new survey shows consumers remain confused about the entire subject of trans fats in the American diet. Fact is, only artificial trans fats – which are added to foods during processing — are toxic; naturally occurring trans fats can even be beneficial.