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Varying Amount Of Fat In Fast Food Chain Across the World
...nces in the fat content are related to the type of frying
oil used, with the trans fat being found in high concentrations in hydrogenated vegetable oil. Research shows that on eating just five grams of trans fat a day increases the risk of heart disease by 25 percent. Trans fat raises bad cholesterol and l...
Fat Content In McDonald’s & KFC's Foods Varies From Country To Countr
...ctively, compared with 10 percent trans fat in the frying
oils used for French fries in many European countr..., respectively. In France, MacDonald's and KFC use frying
oils with 15 percent and 8 percent trans fats respectively, to fry French fries. Trans fat or part...
After Smoking, Trans Fats Next on New York’s Hit Lis
... commonly found in some shortenings, margarine and frying
oils as well as foods from pie crusts to french fries to doughnuts. Although doctors are of the opinion that trans fats are unhealthy in nearly any amount, but restaurant industry spokesman claimed to be stunned at a ban of a legal ingredient foun...
Olive Leaf Juice Could Be Edible Oil Antioxidant
...e leaves, may act as an antioxidant to prolong the frying
life of frying
oils, suggests a study using sunflower oil. // "The outcome of the present study suggests that crud...
Boiling Makes Broccoli to Loses Its Anticancer Properties
...getables boiling is out. You need to consider stir frying
steaming or micro-waving them," Professor Thornalley said....
New York Bans Trans Fats in Restaurants
...percent of fast-food restaurants are already using frying
oils that do not contain artery-clogging trans fats. "This confirms that the switch is feasible," said Friday New York Health Commissioner Thomas Frieden. "But many restaurants are still using spreads such as margarine that contain artificial trans...
Artificial Trans Fat Banned in Chain Restaurant in King County
...e until April 1, 2008, to switch to trans-fat-free frying
oils and shortenings and until February 1, 2009, to remove artificial trans fat from other products. "This legislation is being driven by an obesity epidemic," board Chairwoman Julia L. Patterson said. "This is a very important element in helping t...
Worms are Killing the Planet
...have to make sure that we are not jumping from the frying
pan into the fire. "We need to investigate all alternative systems for greenhouse potential. "The emissions that come from these worms can actually be 290 times more potent than carbon dioxide and 20 times more potent than methane. In all environ...