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4 Alternative Cooking Oils That Belong in Every Kitchen
It’s easier than you think for unhealthy trans fats to sneak into your menu, which is why these good fats are essential for healthier cooking
BY EMILY MAIN, RODALE.COM
Past research has shown that women with heart disease are particularly susceptible to sudden cardiac death if they regularly consume trans fats in food. And a recent study just published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that women who ate the most trans fats had a 51 percent higher risk of ovarian cancer than women who ate the lowest amounts.
Given all the bad press trans fats received a few years ago, you might have thought they were as out-of-vogue as smoking lounges or lead paint. However, “they’re definitely a big problem that people need to look out for,” says Trevor Holly Cates, ND, a naturopathic physician with a practice…
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