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WHO Declares War on Trans Fats

For the first time, the World Health Organization is taking steps to eliminate a substance that leads to a non-communicable disease: heart disease. The World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced a plan Monday to eliminate trans fat from the global food supply by 2023.  Trans fat raises LDL, the "bad" type of cholesterol, and increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. Trans fat also reduces the amount of HDL, the...

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