In the News-Don’t Reach for Baked Goods When Stressed

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Once thought of as safe, trans fats have been linked to heart disease and now emotional distress. The large majority of trans fats are found in highly-processed baked goods and fried foods. A common tendency is to reach for a cookie or cake when feeling down and stressed, but rather than help, a new study shows that consuming foods with trans fat may depress rather than calm. Trans fats are formed when oil is processed to make it more solid.

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About Deb Hart

Deb Hart is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. For the last 28 years, she has been helping bariatric surgery patients reach their health and weight goals. She teaches people how to set up a lifestyle that supports a healthy weight. Deb set up her own lifestyle to include lots of long walks with her furry family members, workout classes at her local wellness center, meal prepping, and finding new ways to enjoy foods without added sugar.
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