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Sometimes I chat with Sanjay Gupta about trans fats

GUPTA: Now, none of this is a done deal yet. There’s a 60-day public comment period. The FDA’s going to consider concerns, suggestions that anybody including the manufacturers might have.

But, again, this is a pretty big deal. I want to talk more about this with CNN Eatocracy managing editor Kat Kinsman.

Welcome back to the program.


GUPTA: What are we talking about with trans fats? Which foods are the worst offenders here?

KINSMAN: Well, a lot of them are sort of your treat foods, microwave popcorn, frozen pizzas, frosting in a can, coffee creamers — they’re little things that probably don’t make up the bulk of your diet but they might make up the treat portion of your diet, except for margarine which is a fairly significant part of often a household’s cooking.
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