What Are Trans Fat?
Trans fats are artificially created. They are created by taking an unsaturated fat and turning it saturated. This means that fats that are normally liquid at room temperature are now solid and can live longer on the shelf. It’s wonderful for production, but not so great for the human body.
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Why Are Trans Fats Harmful?
In November of 2013, the FDA determined that hydrogenated oils are no longer GRAS (generally recognized as safe) for human consumption. Therefore, they will eventually need to be phased out of the foods they are currently in. Read more