Will the US be next to ban artificial trans fats in packaged foods and restaurants? The FDA has made the proposal. Known to be a major contributor to heart disease, these fats have been substantially reduced in our diets. However, “The artery is still half clogged,”. Scientists emphasize though that saturated fats are still an enormous problem in the American diet, and that Thursday’s ruling should not give consumers false security “In the push to reduce trans fats, people have been forgetting that saturated fats are much worse because there is a lot more saturated fat in the diet than trans fat,” Read the article, then read the label! Better yet, reduce your consumption of packaged foods and be an educated consumer in enjoying dining out. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/08/health/fda-trans-fats.html?pagewanted=2&_r=1&ref=health