Hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated oils (trans fats) are used soley for the purpose of prolonging shelf-life. The entire food industry must begin to produce foods that nourish rather than non-foods designed to enhanced profits at the expense of nutrition. These trans fats have severe negative effects on health. Read the label of all processed foods that you buy to avoid hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated oils.
It is the opinion of Purica that responsible governments should institute a mandatory lifestyle course into our children's school curriculums that would include the following:
The topics covered in this ongoing lifestyle course would enable children to understand the roles that proactive lifestyle choices play in maintaining wellness. We, at Purica Labs, believe that this would force food companies to manufacture food that is more nourishing, due to increased consumer demand through educational awareness in schools.
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(This is not a list of "good" or recommended foods – some are full of sugar, white flour, or saturated fats. It's just a list of types of foods that usually are not made with Partially Hydrogenated Oils.)