trans fat

Breaking Down the Dietary Guidelines – Understanding Fats

April 05, 2016

Bad fats, good fats, cholesterol, triglycerides− what’s the difference anyway? This week at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, we continue with our series on the new federal dietary guidelines focusing on understanding fats. The fats that are a healthy part of a balanced diet, and those that are not.   The federal dietary […]

The Skinny on Trans Fat

July 06, 2015

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in June took the final step to ban partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) or trans fat when they announced that food manufacturers have three years to remove them completely from processed foods. Addressing the importance of the ban, Rishipal Bansode, PhD, research scientist with NCA&T Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest […]