Read the labels…

Found this in the Oregonian:
 
 
Fats are still fat
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
With some food companies’ hoopla about their products being made trans-fat free, you might think they’re more healthful, even "lighter."
But trans-fat free doesn’t mean fat-free; the offending trans fats have simply been replaced by another form of fat. And all fats contain the same amount of calories: 9 calories per gram of fat, or about 250 calories per ounce.
 
If the new fat is high in poly- and monounsaturates, your food may still be caloric, but it’s theoretically better for your arteries and heart. But if the food company replaced the trans fats with saturated fats, it’s kind of a wash nutritionally. Check companies’ Web sites for nutritional information.
  
 
— Barbara Durbin
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