Chewing the Fat

Rubin, Karen Wilk
July 2004
FoodService Director;7/15/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p42
Trade Publication
Provides information on fats. Classifications of fats; Definition of trans-fats; Examples of omega-6 fats; Health advantages and disadvantages of fats according to its classification.


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