The Cooking Oil Comparison Chart
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Some oils are very healthy, others not so much — and for different reasons. How do you know what’s really important when choosing a cooking oil? And how do you keep track of them all? Why, with this Cooking Oil Comparison Chart, of course!

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Guest Post: A Quick Primer on Trans Fat
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Mary Barbour contacted me about January Rules, wanting to get involved (“Even registered dietitians get off track”). She happily agreed to give us a quick primer on trans fats… and why they’re so bad for us.

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The Trans Fat Loophole
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The FDA allows any food with less than 0.5 grams of trans fat per severing to be rounded-down to zero.

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How much fat should I eat?
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The Dietary Guidelines on fat are not at all user-friendly, since they require you to know how many total calories you should be eating, and to know how much fat you’re eating, and to know how many calories are in that fat, and to calculate those calories as a percentage of your overall calories.

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Types of fat in food
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Know which types of fats are “good” and which types are “bad,” and then start paying attention to which ones you’re putting in your body.

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