Trans Fats

Trans fat is a type of dietary fat. It increases our "bad" cholesterol (LDL) and decreases "good" cholesterol (HDL). Eating trans fats increases our risk of developing heart disease and stroke. Most trans fats in our diet are artificial trans fats which are formed through an industrial process that adds hydrogen to liquid vegetable oils... Continue Reading →

Topic of MAY: Reading the Food Labels

Reading food labels helps us to identify healthier food choices when shopping in the supermarket. You may use this information to compare between different brands of the same product. The basic information you can find from food packages are shown in the picture below. Read the nutritional information panel to identify nutritional content in the... Continue Reading →

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