I’ve sat over the past few weeks and watched everyone just bash bash bash about how this is government interference/big brother…
And while I understand where you’re coming for, the truth of the matter is this crap is killing us. This is a man made product, which at the time, was thought to be better for you. Turns out that was wrong.
I get really really nervous when the main voice of opposition is a trade association.
Using this same logic, we should all be using that cancer causing red dye from the 60s.
If you don’t have objections soley based on Libertarian/get the government out of all my affairs, then I suggest everyone get educated on this issue. The real problem is that nobody really knows about transfats and what they can do.
Partially hydrogenated oil "raises the bad blood cholesterol (LDL) while lowering the good cholesterol (HDL)," says Marion Nestle, the author of What to Eat and a professor in the nutrition department at New York University. "It’s worse than saturated fat because it’s introducing something unnatural into the body. There’s no reason to have trans fats in food. They’re unnecessary, artificial and demonstrably bad."