Top 5 Ingredients to Avoid

Hydrogenated oils/trans fats – These overprocessed fats have been shown to cause heart disease, nutritional deficiencies, general deterioration of cellular health, and much more. Hydrogenated oils are present in cookies, crackers, baked goods, reduced-fat spreads like margarine and many other manufactured foods. Why are these harmful oils used? To extend shelf life and maximize manufacturer […]

Does Trans-Fat Free Mean Healthy?

Trans-fat free does not necessarily make a product healthy – yes girl scout cookies are now trans-fat free but that does not mean they are good for you!  Labels can be deceiving when it comes to trans-fats, because manufacturers are legally allowed to state that their products contain “0 trans-fats” when in fact they contain […]