The 411 on Trans Fats

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  • How Much Trans Fats Should We Eat?
  • Phasing Out Our Trans Fats Ain’t Cheap
  • Trans Fats and African-American Health
  • Why You Need to Read Labels
  • What You Should Eat Instead
  • Bye-Bye, Trans Fats!
  • What Are They Exactly?
  • Why Are Trans Fats Unhealthy?
  • Where Are They Found?

Trans Fats and African-American Health

A 2009 study found that higher rates of colon cancer among African-Americans may be linked to higher diets with trans fats. Not to mention, obesity and trans fats go hand in hand, and it’s not a secret that Blacks — children and adults — bear the brunt of the obesity epidemic in the U.S.

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