Nutrition Myths

Tag - food safety

Avocado seed: is it healthy or harmful?

Avocado seed: is it healthy or harmful?

Avocado seed has not been declared safe to consume, due to limited studies investigating the toxicity and safety of its constituents. Studies on the health benefits of avocado seeds are only in the initial stage. See what is the evidence of the...

Why are trans fats harmful?

Why are trans fats harmful?

Trans fat is one of the most harmful component in foods. There is strong evidence proving that they affect cardiovascular health, one of the top killers in the western world.

What is trans fat?

What is trans fat?

Trans fat come from 3 sources: generated through partial hydrogenation; consequence of some cooking methods; from dairy and meat of ruminant animals.