To Cut Trans, Foods Sub Palm Oil for Hydrogenated Oils: Is This Wise?

February 2005
Environmental Nutrition;Feb2005, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p7
Presents a question and answer advisory on health and nutrition benefits replacing sub palm oil for hydrogenated oil in food. Dangers and risks of trans fats; Comparison of health benefits of palm oil with kernel oil; Advantages of combining saturated fats with heart-healthy fats.


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