Navigation Links
Consumers Worried About Trans-Fats The Most

Trans fats are a hotly debated topic in the health fraternity these days. A survey of 5,279 Americans found that food consumers are more concerned about trans-fats than carbohydrates.//

Among the surveyed, 21 percent strongly wanted to limit intake of trans-fats, which had been known to raise bad cholesterol and lower good cholesterol, killing thousands a year in the US. In comparison, 10 percent strongly wanted to limit carbohydrates in their diet.

The number of the low-carb Atkins diet practitioners had dropped from 13 percent in the previous year to eight percent according to the survey, which was conducted by Aramark Corp – a food-services management firm.

However, the survey also found that although US consumers wanted more nutritional information than ever about the meals they ate away from home, time and convenience are the number-one priority when it came to what to eat, unless they had medical conditions.

A similar survey conducted in Canada found 34 percent of the surveyed viewed trans-fat as their primary concern.

Trans-fats have been widely publicized in Canada. The Canadian government is considering banning trans-fat in all food products.

In the U.S., labeling trans-fat will be required starting on January 1, 2006. The US government does not seem to have any intention to ban use of trans-fats in foods in the foreseeable future.

Source: North American Association for the Study of Obesity (NAASO)
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Identifying What Consumers Look For On Food Stuff Labels
2. Consumers Becoming More Health Conscious Than Calorie Conscious
3. With More Appearance Conscious Consumers The Need For Slimming Products Is Rapidly Rising
4. Consumers of soft drinks to be more alert
5. Chicken Prices Show an Upward Trend – Consumers, Not Scared Chicken Anymor
6. Singapore Warns Consumers Against Indian Medicine for Treating Piles
7. Consumers way off the mark in measuring calorie content in fast foods
8. Labeling of Dairy Products with Trans fat labels, Misleading to Consumers
9. Consumers, Caregivers Taking Steps to Safer Surgery
10. Jamba Juice Co. Cautions Consumers On Smoothie Contamination
11. Consumers Warned of Using Cat Food Due to Salmonella Contamination
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/28/2016)... ... ... a half of planning the Multiple Pathways of Recovery Conference , CCAR is pleased ... held May 2 -4, 2016 at the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa . ... pathways individuals use to get into and sustain their recovery. Pathways of recovery are ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Southland Log Homes , designer and manufacturer of America’s ... which can be found on its website at SouthlandLogHomes.com. , The designs of the ... highlight the craftsmanship of timber post and beam construction. The result is a ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... ... An influential resource amongst nurses and professionals in the health care world, ... of topics detailing why we appreciate nurses in so many different ways. From exclusive ... being in a major recession to one of the hottest growing professions in any ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... An educational campaign ... inspiring human-interest stories, courtesy of awareness-driven celebrities and thought leaders. It also provides ... associations and industry leaders such as Bioness. , As patients feel increasingly ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... this installment is bolstered by inspiring human interest stories, courtesy of leaders in ... trends and tech within the industry, from leading advocates and associations—namely Jones & ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/27/2016)... , May 27, 2016 Amarantus ... focused on developing products for Regenerative Medicine, Neurology and Orphan Diseases, ... will be presenting at two upcoming investor conferences: ... 730 Third Avenue, New York City , NY ... Marcum MicroCap Conference   Where: Grand ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... , May 26, 2016   Change ... and analytics, network solutions and technology-enabled services ... it entered into a strategic channel partnership ... outpatient software solutions and revenue cycle management ... hospitals and rehabilitation clinics to optimize revenue, ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... Germany and GERMANTOWN, Maryland , ... QGEN ; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced ... agreement with Therawis Diagnostics GmbH to develop and commercialize predictive ... and market PITX2 as a marker to predict effectiveness of ... patients. "We are pleased to partner with Therawis, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: