Dietary fats and BMI

IB Biology: Dietary fats and BMI

In November 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) required the U.S. food industry to completely phase out artificial trans-fats. Why did they do this? This lesson looks at how we modify molecules like fatty acids in the production of food. What is the evidence that trans fats are dangerous in the diet and how can we evaluate the quality of these studies?Linked to the problem of dietary fats, how do we measure...

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