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Cow and sheep’s fat is more commonly used in soaps, candles, and lotions than in the kitchen
firstwefeast.comAugust 22, 2022
Cow and sheep’s fat is more commonly used in soaps, candles, and lotions than in the kitchen

These days, cow and sheep’s fat is more commonly used in soaps, candles, and lotions than in the kitchen, but the Paleo community is picking up on beef tallow, this once widespread cooking ingredient (most fast-food chains used to use it for deep frying since it’s stable at high temperatures and imparts a slight, but delicious, meaty flavor).

In 2006, the New York City Board of Health banned the use of trans fats by restaurants and bakeries
healthaffairs.orgJune 23, 2015
In 2006, the New York City Board of Health banned the use of trans fats by restaurants and bakeries

In 2006, the New York City Board of Health banned the use of trans fats by restaurants and bakeries, and other local governments followed. California passed a similar ban in 2008. In conjunction with mandatory labeling of trans fat, these local bans and the increased awareness of the health effects of trans fat led to an almost 80 percent drop in the amount of trans fat Americans consumed between 2003 and 2012.

ajcn.nutrition.orgNovember 25, 2009
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Stats

An analysis of more than 300,000 people published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that there is no evidence that saturated fat consumption raises the risk of heart disease. 11/25/2009