How do you kick your worst Minnesota Department of Health (MDOH) habits?
I’ve been involved in the fight to get a ban on trans fats in our state’s restaurants and other fast food chains. Here’s a list of ten tricks I’ve used to kick my worst Minnesota Department of Health habits in the past year.
This is also the reason I’m so excited for the future of this website. I also hope that if enough of you use the tactics listed here that we can find a way to have a real, positive influence.
Trans fats are a type of fat that are made when vegetable oils are melted and hydrogenated, and are often found in packaged foods in the grocery stores. These additives are in such high demand that the FDA has banned them from the market.
How to find a healthy restaurant?
When you’re on the lookout for new restaurants, there’s a good chance you’ll find trans fats. Many restaurants that serve trans fats are located in and around major, and thus costly, metropolitan areas. We remember as a kid being sent to the doctor for getting fat. I was never fat, but I have a hard time believing my childhood self was fat. We thought that if we dieted, we would lose weight, then we would have the same problem all over again. I had a hard time with that. I thought I was going to have to get a new body. Unfortunately, the problem with this line of thinking is that there simply isnt a solution.
Its hard to know whether or not trans fats are even safe until you’ve eaten them. However, if you eat a lot of these foods, you should know that trans fats can increase your risk for certain health problems. A few places that serve the fats, but you should know that even if you are just passing through, the chances of you getting the restaurant served the fats is high, especially since the restaurants don’t serve foods with low fat content.
What are the most common health risks associated with trans fat consumption?
The most common health risks associated with trans fat consumption are high cholesterol, diabetes, and weight gain. If you eat just a few servings of trans fat per week, you could be putting your health at risk. Some forms of trans fat have been linked to a host of problems, including heart disease, diabetes, and even obesity.
The food you buy isn’t necessarily the problem here. The problem is the stuff you don’t buy. Trans fat in the form of vegetable oil is one of the most widely available forms of trans fat, and it’s an easy way to sneak it into your diet. This is because oil is relatively inexpensive.