We’ve talked before about the impact that trans fats have on the body, including increasing bad cholesterol and the risk of heart disease. The hope is that these changes to the law will decrease our intake of Trans fats, thus decreasing the risk of their adverse effects.
This is a huge step in the right direction for improving the health of the country. However, we each need to take a responsibility in our own health and know that the elimination of Trans fats won’t magically cure our obesity epidemic. Unhealthy items will still exist without Trans fats, so it is up to each of us to be knowledgeable about what we are putting into our body.
Read more about this big change here!