- Q How can trans fats affect my mood?
Dr. Peter Bongiorno, Naturopathic MedicineA recent Spanish study looked at more than 12,000 people. It revealed a 48% increase in rates of depression in people who had higher levels of trans fats in their blood. It seems these unhealthy fats can increase inflammation in the brain, creating... Full Answer
- Q How do I avoid trans fats?
Dr. Bill Salt, GastroenterologyDon’t eat any products that list partially hydrogenated or hydrogenated oil as an ingredient, regardless of the oil. These fats are found in fried and processed foods, such as cakes, cookies, and snack foods. Look at the label. Look... Full Answer