FDA Targets Trans Fat in Processed Foods

Partially hydrogenated oils, which are a major dietary source of trans fat, may soon become unapproved food additives.

Over the past decade, many companies have reduced the amount of trans fat in their products, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that further reducing trans fat could prevent thousands of deaths and heart attacks each year.

Learn about the Food and Drug Administration’s preliminary findings on partially hydrogenated oils and find out what you can do to avoid trans fat.


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Want to cut back on your drinking? See these tips.

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Do you think you or an older relative may be drinking too much alcohol? If so, here are some ways to cut back.

For more tips on cutting back, watch “How Can I Cut Back on My Drinking?”

 

The information on Alcohol Use and Older Adults was provided by NIHSeniorHealth and developed by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) at NIH.

 

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Insect protein ‘similar to conventional meat’

via Insect protein ‘similar to conventional meat’.

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Watch “National Healthy Worksite Video PSA” on YouTube

 

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Sisters Together Program Guide is now available online

Sisters Together Program Guide is now available online

NEWLY REVISED!

Sisters Together Program Guide is now available online

Access the new version of the program
guide at http://go.usa.gov/TyER.

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START A MOVEMENT IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better is a national program to encourage black women ages 18 and older to control their weight through healthy eating and regular physical activity. Divided into six steps, the guide helps people tailor programs to local needs. New resources include

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JOIN OUR FREE WEBINAR June 6 to learn how others have used Sisters Together materials in their communities and how you can too. For more information and to register, visit http://ow.ly/kN6Xt.

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Red Meat-Heart Disease Link Involves Gut Microbes – NIH Research Matters – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

http://www.nih.gov/researchmatters/april2013/04222013meat.htm

 

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Doctors say most heart disease preventable

“Your weight, blood cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure, are important numbers; they can help you take action and reduce risks.”

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