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Elevated trans fats in dairy supply may be linked to health risk

Dacia Herbulock posted in on October 8th, 2010.

New Zealand Herald’s Chris Barton investigates new evidence of palm kernel-derived trans fats in New Zealand dairy products and their suggested link to polyvascular disease and stroke in at-risk patients. An excerpt: “It’s long been known that naturally occurring trans fats are present in the milk and the meat of ruminant animals such as sheep […]

‘Cut fat and salt now to save lives’ – UK watchdog

Dacia Herbulock posted in on June 24th, 2010.

A hard-hitting report from the UK health watchdog group National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) calls on government and the food industry to cut salt and fat from processed foods — a move it says would save tens of thousands of lives a year. The report recommends a public health approach to combat […]

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