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Vegan Cheese Harmless?

One of my whole foods lectures at Bastyr University centers around de-mystifying how fats and oils are processed and refined for human consumption.  Learning how palm oil is produced, so I could bring this information to my classes, was distressing.

Many food processors, seeking to eliminate trans-fat, which comes from partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, have switched to using palm oil.  Continue reading