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"Healthy" Nutrition Labels To Avoid (Page 6)

Trans-Fat Free

5. Trans-Fat Free

Since 2006, the FDA has required food manufacturers to list reportable amounts of trans fat on the Nutrition Facts label. But here’s the thing: food manufacturers don't have to report the trans-fat content if it's less than 0.5 gram per serving. So check the ingredients list for the terms “hydrogenated” or “partially hydrogenated vegetable oils” even if the Nutrition Facts label reports 0 grams of trans fat.

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