How natural oils can be hydrogenated without making unhealthy trans fats
RIVERSIDE, Calif. To prolong the shelf life of foods, manufacturers often add hydrogen to natural oils, a process called hydrogenation. But hydrogenation also results in the production of trans fats, which have adverse health effects such as raising bad cholesterol and increasing the risk for c...
Nurse Turned Filmmaker Makes Lifesaving Film
...e lives. After seeing so many deaths due to preventable illness, Burton found an alarming connection between America's food ingredients (specifically hydrogenated
oil) and the leading causes of death. Now he's going to tell the world what he found. The movie titled "inGREEDients" is already causing quite a stir ...
In New York City, Trans Fat Ban Is Working
...ecause they last longer than traditional vegetable oil, but "there was nothing terribly delicious about trans fat."
Trans fats, also call partially hydrogenated
oils, are made by adding hydrogen to liquid vegetable oils to make them more solid. The fats are commonly found in French fries, doughnuts and baked g...
Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating Opens Arizona Franchise
..., harmful additives or preservatives
High fructose corn syrup
or partially hydrogenated
oils (trans fat)
Hormones or antibiotics in poultry products
Bear Naked Introduces All Natural Granola Bars
... percent ingredients straight from nature and minimally processed, they do not contain any preservatives, artificial flavors, trans fats, cholesterol, hydrogenated
oils or high fructose corn syrup. Each convenient, single-serve bar offers positive nutrition.
Chocolaty Cherry combines rich chocolate with che...
Bear Naked Launches Its First Ready-to-Eat Cereal
...lows consumers to begin their day with a blend of delicious ingredients with no artificial preservatives, artificial flavors, trans fats, cholesterol, hydrogenated
oils or high fructose corn syrup. The cereals are packaged in Bear Naked's signature bags--re-sealable for lasting freshness, and see-through to the ...
New Survey Shows Consumers Making Effort to Buy Healthy Foods But Buyer Beware: 'Zero' Isn't Always Zero
"The key is to look for 'partially hydrogenated
oil' in the list of ingredients. That's a dead giv...s a simple rule to follow -- if you see 'partially hydrogenated
oil' listed on a product's label, just put it back...o protect their health by simply banning partially hydrogenated
oil," Hughes said. "Partially...
Innovation and Strategic Alliances Come to the Rescue of Participants in Mature Brazilian Market for Food Emulsifiers, Finds Frost & Sullivan
...equences of trans-fats on health, consumers are ratcheting up pressure for healthy food ingredients. Emulsifiers are emerging as ideal substitutes for hydrogenated
fats in foods. Healthy food innovation and transgenic rejection in food applications are the two factors ensuring that growth in this market maintains...
Poison Dressed as an Easter Bunny
...nd sweetened naturally, you are giving and getting a product loaded with refined sugar, no measurable antioxidant value and of course lots of man-made hydrogenated
So what if we want to give a healthier treat? Can we still give chocolates?
"Sure," says Woynarowski. "Just look for a c...
MidMichigan Health Cuts Out Trans Fats Beginning March 1
...e flavor. They can be found in vegetable shortenings, some margarines, crackers, cookies, snack foods, and other foods made with or fried in partially hydrogenated
oils. Trans fats are created when oils are transformed into solids through a process called hydrogenation. However, adding hydrogen to the oil makes i...
Trans fats hinder multiple steps in blood flow regulation pathways
... CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Partially hydrogenated
vegetable oils in processed foods contain trans fa...e simply by adding more linoleic acid to partially hydrogenated
fats, in 2007 Kummerow's team reported that extra ...rans fat. That's not true. Anything with partially hydrogenated
oils in it contains trans fat."
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 23, 2008
...n its surface, essential for the development of life, and involved in electrical conductivity. When primitive molecules landed on the surface of these hydrogenated
diamonds in the atmosphere of early Earth, the resulting reaction may have been sufficient enough to generate more complex organic molecules that even...