Tasty? Worth every bite? What if you discovered that most of these harmful fats in our diets are not found in nature but processed by the food industry?

If you’re still not convinced you should avoid trans-fats, here’s a non-inclusive list of what they do. Trans-fats:

interfere with your metabolism;

elevate bad cholesterol (LDL & Lp(a)), and lower good cholesterol (HDL), and increase total cholesterol;

weaken your immune system;

increase the risk of diabetes;

increase incidence of asthma flares; 

increase the risk of strokes and heart attacks;

lower men’s testosterone levels;

weaken your body’s detoxification system;

lower your ability to produce essential fatty acids;

impair breast milk production.

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