Canada bans artificial trans fats which cause heart disease

A welcomed policy that will save thousands of lives.

World Health Organization: We need to ban trans fats within the next five years

It’s a very important plan — here’s hoping it succeeds.

Coconut oil might be as bad as butter or lard, new guidelines suggest

It’s all about having a balanced diet.

New dietary guidelines will bring fats back

“Fat is bad” seems to be a general rule when concocting dietary guidelines, but fatty foods may be making a comeback for all the right reasons. The latest version of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which is due out later this year will eliminate the upper limit for total dietary fat intake.

The food gap is widening more than ever

It’s the first period in human history when the rich are thing, and the poor are fat – and this has a lot to do with something called the food gap. The food gap is basically what you’d expect from it (much like the wealth gap): there’s a huge difference between what rich people and poor people eat. A new