The Unexpected Downside To Fat-Free Food Substitutes That No One Tells You About, According To A Doctor

“Fat free” is a sort of buzz word in the fitness community that has mistakenly become synonymous with “healthy.” Many opt for the “low-fat” or “fat-free” options of their favorite foods, thinking the swap is automatically the better choice for leading a healthy lifestyle or embarking on a weight loss journey. However, it’s not always that simple. On the contrary, our body needs sources of healthy fats to sustain. You may be choosing low-fat foods thinking you’re making a healthier choice, but a consistently low-fat diet could actually have dangerous effects.

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Kraft Foods Issues ‘Mayo Culpa’ For Making Fat-Free Mayonnaise

Kraft Foods admitted its fat-free mayonnaise just doesn’t cut the mustard.

So the company is discontinuing the product, though other reduced-fat versions of the condiment will remain, according to Today.

Kraft first introduced its fat-free mayo in the early ’90s, but the company apparently realized after three decades that it was a bad idea.

“Let this be a lesson to you all to not fix what isn’t broken,” a company spokesperson told Today.com.

Kraft announced the condiment cancellation on Tuesday through a “mayo culpa” on Twitter.

Though Kraft claimed its decision is based solely on the quality ― or lack

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Kraft axes fat-free mayonnaise as clean label indulgence rises

28 Jul 2021 — In a blow to the better-for-you sector, Kraft Mayo has discontinued its fat-free version of the condiment. 

The brand – part of the Kraft Heinz Company – hinted at quality issues, saying that it owes the discontinuation to mayo lovers who “deserve nothing less than velvety smooth mayo in their fridges.” NutritionInsight has reached out for further comment.

Kraft first launched the fat-free mayo in the early 1990s, when low-fat diets were especially trendy. The advent of high-fat eating patterns like keto may have played a role in the fat-free mayo’s demise. 

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Kraft discontinues fat-free mayo in ‘mayo culpa’

Kraft will no longer sell its fat-free mayo, after deciding that it doesn’t live up to the company standards.

In a tweet posted on Tuesday, the brand shared a mock breakup text conversation to make the announcement.

“sooooo i’m officially done selling fat-free mayo. i mean it, i’m done,” the company’s Twitter account posted. “instead i’m gonna put my energy into making us the mayo of mayonnaise like i’ve always wanted. consider this my mayo culpa.”

A mock text conversation shared by @RealKraftMayo.Courtesy Kraft

They added that Kraft owes “it to my mayo lovers bc we deserve nothing

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DOH eyes ban on ‘trans fat-free’ labels in food products

The Department of Health (DOH) has issued an administrative order (AO) that seeks to prohibit, among others, the labeling of food products as “trans-fatty acid (TFA)-free.”

In a forum, Rodley Carza of the DOH Health Promotion Bureau said the agency’s AO 2021-0039 aims to reduce Filipinos’ TFA intake to less than 1% of their recommended total energy intake by ridding the food supply of industrially-produced TFA by 2023.

He explained that industrially-produced TFAs are common in pre-packaged goods like chips and cookies, baked goods, as well as in spreads, butter, and shortening.

The AO prohibits front-of-pack labels that claim a

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