Elaine Watson from Food Navigator interviews Dr. Gerald P. McNeill at the 2014 Annual IFT in New Orleans. They discuss the growing research and change in consumers attitudes that perhaps the industry has had it wrong about saturated fat.
In the 1950’s nutrition scientists proposed that a growing epidemic of heart disease in the USA was related to a high intake of dietary fat (in particular saturated fat). By the 1970’s, elevated levels of components of blood serum called “total cholesterol” and “LDL cholesterol” were found to be linked with increased risk of heart disease.
CHANNAHON, Ill. – June 16, 2014 – In anticipation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ruling on the GRAS designation of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), global palm oil leader IOI Loders Croklaan is bringing its PHO-free ingredients and reformulation expertise to the IFT14 Expo, to help manufacturers seeking trans-free, non-GMO oils and shortenings for their applications.
IOI Loders Croklaan is inviting food manufacturers to its Creative Studio to reformulate applications with its existing suite of readily available trans-fat-free solutions.