Editorial: Healthy move
November 14, 2013
The Food and Drug Administration’s move to ban trans fats is promising for the residents of Toledo and the rest of Ohio, whose health statistics are troublesome.
Trans fats raise “bad” cholesterol, lower “good” cholesterol, clog arteries, make them more rigid, and cause resistance to insulin. They increase the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke, and contribute to type 2 diabetes.
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