The purest, simplest explanation of trans fats on the market... the book is a masterwork of service journalism. -- Newsweek December 1, 2003
From the Publisher
A guide to detecting and avoiding unhealthy trans fats, with 60 recipes for preparing trans-fatfree meals at home.
Recipes include Maple Crunch Granola, Cheddar and Hazelnut Crackers, Blueberry Toaster Waffles, Better-than-Fast-Food Fries, Quick Biscuit Mix, and several variations on old-fashioned piecrusts.
The National Academy of Sciences recently declared that no level of trans fat is safe. It can clog arteries and leads to heart attacks, strokes, and other diseases.
Trans fats are found in more than 40 percent of the processed food on super-market shelvescookies, crackers, cakes, cereals, toaster waffles, biscuits, piecrusts, and even microwave popcorn!