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Out with trans-fat. In with…?

young girl eating french friesIt’s no secret that trans-fats aren’t good for you. Thanks to new legislation and pressure from health organizations, companies are removing trans-fats from their products. But what are we left with when trans-fats are taken out of processed foods? David Ludwig, MD, PhD, director of Children’s Hospital Boston’s Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) Program, takes on the issue of trans-fat and healthier alternatives.

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